Table 2: Clinical characteristics of the patients studied.

Symptoms AB ( ) CB1 ( ) CB2 ( )

Fever133
Sweating1121
Chills91
Malaise/fatigue889
Arthalgias651
Lumbar pain431
Headache4
Myalgias23
Depression1

Focal disease

Spondylitis11
Sacroiliitis1
Epididymoorchitis1
Meningoencephalitis1