Summary of Serologic Testing Available for B henselae

Serological TestSensitivity, %Specificity, %
IgG IFA14 to 10034 to 100
IgM IFA2 to 5086 to 100
IgG EIA10 to 2597
IgM EIA60 to 8598 to 99
  • Testing data are from Bergmans et al,138 Woestyn et al,139 Sander et al,140,141 Giladi et al,142 Barka et al,143 and Szelc-Kelly et al.144