Table 2

Comparison of plasma cell count recorded in bone marrow biopsy (BMB), bone marrow aspirate (BMA) and by computer-assisted image analysis (CIA) according to clinical stage

Clinical stage


I, II

III

P


BMB

44.68 ± 23.5

51.01 ± 26.12

0.239

BMA

27.26 ± 16.0

34.67 ± 17.88

0.136

CIA

35.54 ± 28.0

54.06 ± 31.02

0.008


Štifter et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2010 5:30   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-5-30

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