Table 2

Distribution of positive sera in anticardiolipin (ACL) assays

Patient groupNormalHIVSyphilisPrimary APSSecondary APS
APS, antiphospholipid syndrome; HIV, human immunodeficiency virus.
Non-quantitative total ACL only positive00000
Non-quantitative and quantitative total ACL positive00023
Non-quantitative total and separate IgG/IgM ACL positive00020
All ACL assays positive01098
Quantitative total ACL only positive31511
Quantitative total and separate IgG/IgM ACL positive00011
Separate IgG/IgM ACL only positive30030
Total samples in group5216122222