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Table 2 Bacteria, other than Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, evaluated in this study

From: OspA heterogeneity of Borrelia valaisianaconfirmed by phenotypic and genotypic analyses

Bacterial species Reactivity with mAb A116k PCR with primers to OspA
Borrelia anserina Neg Neg
B. coriaceae Neg Neg
B. hermsii Neg Neg
B. parkeri Neg Neg
B. turicata Neg Neg
Aeromonas hydrophila Neg Neg
Candida albicans Neg Neg
Candida krusei Neg Neg
Escherichia coli Neg Neg
Klebsiella pneumoniae Neg Neg
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Neg Neg
Salmonella enteritidis Neg Neg
Staphyloccocus aureus positive with 70 kDa and 75.3 kDa proteins Neg
Staphyloccocus epidermidis Neg Neg