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Table 1 Comparison of antibody kinetics using different techniques

From: Successful treatment of Chlamydophila pneumoniae acute respiratory distress syndrome with extracorporeal membrane oxygenator: a case report and diagnostic review

Test (units) Day one Day 13 Day 23
MIF-IgGa (titer) 1/512 1/2048 1/4096
MIF-IgMb(titer) < 1/10 < 1/10 < 1/10
MOMP-IgGc (AU/mL) 102 478 > 500
LPS-IgGd (index) 1.5 6.8 9.4
LPS-IgAe (index) < 0.9 2.8 1.3
  1. aMIF-IgG (Focus Diagnostics): + when > 1/512 or a four-fold rise in titer in consecutive sera; bMIF-IgM (Focus Diagnostics): < 1/16 = negative; cMOMP-IgG (C. pneumoniae IgG-ELISA plus medac): + when ≥ 28 AU/mL; dLPS-IgG (C. pneumoniae IgG- rELISA medac): + when index ≥ 1,1; eLPS-IgA (C. pneumoniae IgA- rELISA medac): + when index ≥ 1,5; doubtful: index 0.9-1.4.