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Table 2 Association between antibody levels to cytomegalovirus (CMV) glycoprotein B (gB) and antibody levels to Smith (Sm) and to ribonucleoprotein (RNP) in seropositive sera

From: Lack of autoantibody production associated with cytomegalovirus infection

   Statistical correlation with optical density to:
   Sm RNP
Subjects EIA optical density to gB (mean ± SD) R t P R t P
CMV seropositive (n = 40) 1.152 ± 1.01 0.118 0.735 0.234 0.214 1.351 0.092
Vaccinees (n = 8)        
   4 months postimmunization 1.479 ± 2.46 0.147 0.332 0.376 0.147 0.365 0.364
   12 months postimmunization 0.690 ± 1.18 0.571 1.702 0.070 0.062 0.153 0.442
  1. EIA, enzyme immunoassay; SD, standard deviation.