Table 4

Association between immunostaining and Fuhrman grade and stage.

Immunostaining

Fuhrman grade or stage

Marker

immunonegative, n (%)

immunopositive, n (%)

p-value


grade I

serotonin

5 (100)

0 (0)

0.2

grade II

75 (95)

4 (5)

grade III

31 (84)

6 (16)

grade IV

20 (91)

2 (9)

stage I

serotonin

60 (91)

6 (9)

0.6

stage II

9 (90)

1 (10)

stage III

45 (90)

5 (10)

stage IV

19 (100)

0 (0)

grade I

CD56

5 (100)

0 (0)

0.7

grade II

65 (83)

13 (17)

grade III

29 (78)

8 (22)

grade IV

17 (77)

5 (23)

stage I

CD56

59 (88)

8 (12)

0.2

stage II

7 (70)

3 (30)

stage III

38 (78)

11 (22)

stage IV

14 (78)

4 (22)

grade I

NSE

0 (0)

5 (100)

0.1

grade II

41 (52)

38 (48)

grade III

22 (56)

17 (44)

grade IV

11 (55)

9 (45)

stage I

NSE

35 (52)

32 (48)

0.6

stage II

6 (55)

5 (45)

stage III

28 (57)

21 (43)

stage IV

7 (39)

11 (61)


Ronkainen et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2010 5:28   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-5-28

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