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Table 1 Relationship between results of antibody response to A and B subunits of Stx2 by Western blot (WB) and ELISA (E)

From: Humoral immune response to Shiga Toxin 2 (Stx2) among Brazilian urban children with hemolytic uremic syndrome and healthy controls

WBa No. of sera from HUS No. of sera from controls
  E+b E-c E+ E-
A+ / AB+ 10 3 11 23
AB- 0 0 1 19
  1. aA+/AB+, Western blot positive by any parameter whether AB positive or only A positive; AB-, Western blot negative.
  2. bE+, ELISA positive.
  3. cE-, ELISA negative.