Table 3

Comparison of Torbenson results and our findings. P value of intensity and distribution between two studies were 0.18 and 0.6 which was not significant statistically.

Torbenson's Article

Our Data


CD56 Staining (Number of Cases)

CD56 Staining (Number of Cases)


Cases

Controls

Cases

Controls


Neg

1 (small biopsy)

4

Neg

2

2

Pos

13, mostly strong and in more than two thirds of portal tracts

3: patchy and weak

Pos

15: only 6 strong and only 7 cases with positivity in more than two thirds of portal tracts.

12: one strong and 6 cases with positivity in more than two thirds of portal tracts.


Mahjoub et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2008 3:10   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-3-10

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