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Table 2 Summary of IgG antibodies against different antigens of A. cantonensis demonstrated by immunoblotting

From: Preliminary molecular characterization of the human pathogen Angiostrongylus cantonensis

Group Number of sera tested Number of sera recognized by candidate antigens
   Crude somatic antigen ES Aspartic protease Cystatin IFs LDH
Proven human angiostrongyliasis 4 4 4 3 3 2 2
Suspected human angiostrongyliasis 11 6 8 2 3 2 0
Other parasitic diseases 22 2 5 0 0 0 0
Healthy controls 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1. ES, excretory/secretory antigen; aspartic protease (Clone NO. 16B10); cystatin (NO. 00011F08); IFs, intermediate filaments (NO. 00010H11); LDH, lactic acid dehydrogenase (NO. 0008A11).