TABLE 1

Reciprocal antibody titers of sera raised against purified homologous and surface antigens of H. ducreyi strain CCUG 7470 in an ELISA

Antigen against which rabbit antiserum was raisedELISA antibody titer (−log10) to:
Homologous antigenWhole cells (surface antigen)
H. ducreyi bacteriaNAa7.2
24-kDa surface protein4.04.5
60-kDa heat shock protein4.06.8
Oligosaccharide component of LOS3.53.8
None (control: baby rabbit)NAa2.4
  • a NA, not applicable.