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Table 1 Comparison of the absorbance values with different denaturing washing conditions in the VZV IgG avidity assay.

From: A new method for determination of varicella-zoster virus immunoglobulin G avidity in serum and cerebrospinal fluid

VZV infection status 3 × 5 min 5 M urea 1 × 3 min 4 M urea H2O2
  Abs (ref)1 Abs (denat)2 Avidity Abs (ref) Abs (denat) Avidity
acute 2.221 1.208 54.4% 2.359 0.546 23.2%
acute 1.829 0.676 37.0% 1.666 0.300 18.0%
acute 1.982 0.457 23.1% 1.869 0.251 13.4%
past 1.487 1.387 93.3% 1.448 0.850 58.7%
past 1.190 0.830 69.7% 1.072 0.580 54.1%
past 2.020 1.671 82.7% 1.929 0.984 51.0%
  1. 1absorbance value in EIA without denaturing washing step
  2. 2absorbance value in EIA with denaturing washing step