Table 2

Comparison of EBV detection by RISH and PCR and EBV typing in children with NHL

EBV Detection

EBV Typing


Diagnosis

EBER-ISH+ (N = 41)

PCR+ (N = 38*)

Type-1 (% of infected)

Type-2 (% of infected)


BL

25/35

21/32

18

3

BLL

0/2

0/2

0

0

DLCL

3/4

4/4

2

2

Total

28 (68%)

25 (66%)

20 (80%)

5 (20%)


* Only cases with amplification of cellular genes were used for calculation of frequencies

Hassan et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2006 1:17   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-1-17

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