Table 2.

Test results.a

TestNumber of orders and results
+/−/not performed/total+/−/not performed/total
B. burgdorferiBefore (35 months)After (10 months)
    IgG4/501/17/5220/13/0/13
    IgM0/505/17/5220/13/0/13
T. gondiiBefore (35 months)After (10 months)
    IgG21/433/17/4710/9/0/9
    IgM1/453/17/4710/9/0/9
CMVBefore (23 months)After (22 months)
    IgG12/191/4/2070/0/4/4
    IgM0/201/6/2070/0/4/4
  • a Antibody test orders are broken down by individual IgG and IgM antibodies. In general, IgG antibodies indicated past infection, while IgM antibodies indicate acute or recent infection. The table also displays the number of tests not performed. The most common reason for not performing a test was insufficient quantity of the sample.