Table 1

Summary of immunostaining results of tissue sections from 20 DRGa

Subject no.VZV historybResults after staining with:Blood type
MAb to VZV protein targetAnti-type A antibody with:cAnti-type B antibodyAnti-MAG antibody
gEORF40IE62EndoN
1PosO
2UDO
3UDO
4UD++++++A
5UD+A
6UD++++++A
7PosO
8UD+B
9Pos+A
10UD++++++A
11PosO
12Pos++++++A
13PosO
14Pos+B
15Pos++++++A
16Pos++++++A
17Pos++++++A
18UD++++++A
19UD+B
20UDO
  • a Shaded rows indicate subjects with blood type A.

  • b Pos, positive VZV history (positive for VZV DNA); UD, undetermined history (negative for VZV DNA, negative for human β-globin DNA).

  • c Endo, endothelial staining; N, neuronal cytoplasmic staining.