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Table 6 Showing all patients with a positive Borrelia-specific CSF/serum antibody index (n = 15) and their respective characteristics

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

Positive Borrelia-specific CSF/serum AI Year of birth Positive Borrelia-specific antibodies in serum Pleocytosis Diagnosis given Estimation of likelihood and accuracy of given diagnosis Treatment with antibiotics
IgG 1923 IgG No Yes Doubtful Yes
IgG 2014 Negative No Yes Doubtful Yes
IgG 1959 IgM and IgG Yes ?a ?a ?a
IgG 1965 IgG No No - No
IgG 1967 IgM and IgG Yes Yes Confident Yes
IgG 1938 IgG Yes Yes Confident Yes
IgM 2009 Negative Yes Yes Confident Yes
IgM 2009 Negative Yes Yes Confident Yes
IgM 2013 IgM and IgG Yes Yes Confident Yes
IgM and IgG 1974 IgM and IgG Yes Yes Confident Yes
IgM and IgG 2009 IgG Yes Yes Confident Yes
IgM and IgG 1995 IgM and IgG Yes Yes Confident Yes
IgM and IgG 2011 IgG Yes Yes Confident Yes
IgM and IgG 1936 IgG Yes Yes Confident Yes
IgM and IgG 2010 IgM and IgG Yes Yes Confident Yes
  1. aNot possible to obtain accurate information due to inaccessible medical records