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Table 1 Demographic data for the 610 patients with positive serologic test results, divided in groups according to their seropositivity pattern

From: Serodiagnosis of Lyme borreliosis—is IgM in serum more harmful than helpful?

Seropositivity pattern Male, n (%) Female, n (%) < 18 years, n (%) ≥ 18 years, n (%) Age, median years (range)
IgM (n = 42) 17 (39.5) 26 (60.5) 5 (11.6) 38 (88.6) 47 (9–79)
IgM + IgG (n = 94) 46 (48.9) 48 (51.1) 15 (16.0) 79 (84.0) 59.8 (1–87)
IgG (n = 473) 265 (56.0) 208 (44.0) 39 (8.2) 434 (91.8) 66 (1–97)