Infectious agent T1DM FM Controls p value
T. gondii 5.4 24.4 40.0 0.001
EBV-VCA (IgG anti-VCA) 82.1 92.6 92.8 0.04
EBV-EBNA (IgG anti-EBNA) 71.4 89.3 90.7 0.001
CMV 69.6 79.7 92.9 0.001
HP 55.1 78.3 80.7 0.01
CMV: Cytomegalovirus; EBV: Ebstein-Barr Virus; EBV-VCA: EBV Viral Capsid Antigen; EBV-EBNA: EB Nuclear Antigen; HP: Helicobacter Pylori
Table 1: Percentages of T1DM patients, their first-degree family members (FM) and healthy controls with antibodies against T. gondii and some other infectious agents (according to Krause et al. [20]; with own modification).