Table 6.

Serum vibriocidal antibodies of cholera patients following absorption with LPS or DeALPS

Patient no.Titera
UnabsorbedInabaOgawa
LPSDeALPSLPSDeALPS
12502816
21258844
31250488
4625832128128
562516646432
66254120128160
762586464128
83,125641201,2801,280
93,125864160640
103,125326412880
1115,62586464640
  • a Results are for sera from adults 3 to 5 months following culture-verified cholera. Undiluted sera were mixed with an equal volume of either LPS or DeALPS containing 200 μg of saccharide per ml and then incubated at 37°C for 1 h and overnight at 3 to 8°C. V. cholerae O1 strain 075, serotype Inaba, was the target organism.