Duration of Antibody Responses after Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Li-Ping Wu*, Nai-Chang Wang*, Yi-Hua Chang*, Xiang-Yi Tian*, Dan-Yu Na*, Li-Yuan Zhang*, Lei Zheng*, Tao Lan†, Lin-Fa Wang‡, and Guo-Dong Liang§
Author affiliations: *Shanxi Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Taiyuan, People’s Republic of China; †Shanxi Provincial Peoples’ Hospital, Taiyuan, People’s Republic of China; ‡CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory and Australian Biosecurity Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Geelong, Victoria, Australia; §State Key Laboratory for Infectious Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, People’s Republic of China;
Figure 1. Change of immunoglobulin G (IgG) patterns among 176 convalescent severe acute respiratory syndrome patients with known transmission history. See the Table for number of samples used for the calculation at each time point. OD, optical density.
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