TABLE 3

Performance of the Architect EBV chemiluminescent immunoassay in categorizing sera with several EBV serological profiles, as determined by immunofluorescence reference methods

IF antibody profile (VCA IgM/VCA IgG/EBNA-1 IgG) (no. of serum samples)Results (no. of serum samples) for the indicated Architect panel EBV antibody profile (VCA IgM/VCA IgG/EBNA-1 IgG)
−/−/−+/−/−+/+/−+/+/+−/+/+−/+/−−/−/+
−/−/− (66)61000050
+/−/− (8)a1520000
+/−/− (13)b3820000
+/+/− (110)021080000
+/+/+ (21)b000101100
+/+/+/(3)a0012000
−/+/+ (84)00018210
−/+/− (25)00002230
−/−/+ (11)2000405
  • a Sera tested positive for heterophilic antibodies (HAs).

  • b Sera tested negative for HAs.