Table 2.

ELISA binding of antibodies to whole cells and whole-cell lysates of three Brucella strains

MAbSpecificityOD490 after subtraction of blank value
Whole cellsWhole-cell lysates
B. melitensis 16MaB. melitensis B3B2bB. ovisReo 198cB. melitensis16MaB. melitensisB3B2bB. ovis Reo 198c
12G12S-LPS1.3280.0060.0031.1980.0050.039
2E11S-LPS0.9530.0020.0001.3870.0010.042
A68/3F03/D05R-LPS0.1240.2120.2810.4431.1971.117
3D6PG0.0110.0040.0000.3500.1940.376
  • a Parental strain.

  • b Insertion mutant.

  • c Rough strain.