Table 4 Anti–basal ganglia antibody Western immunoblotting

GroupNo. of positive patients/total no. of patientsBasal ganglia antigens, molecular weight in kDaNo. of patients
SC = Sydenham’s chorea.
Acute SC20 /20304
4010
4510
505
608
806
955
Persistent SC11 /16405
455
502
605
803
901
952
1002
Rheumatic fever2 /16402
Normal controls0 /12No binding