Table 3

Patients with the CD20 expression below the cut-off value

Histological type of

B-cell lymphoma

Number of patients below the cut-off value/Total number of patients

% of patients below the cut-off value

Number of patients below the cut-off value/Total number of patients

% of patients below the cut-off value

Percentual difference in the proportion of patients below the cut-off value between the two studies


DLBCL

11/64

17.2

6/42

14.3

2.9

FL

4/56

7.1

2/30

6.7

0.4

CLL

23/31

74.2

4/5

80.0

5.8

MCL

6/34

17.6

3/20

15.0

2.6

MZL

4/18

22.2

0/2

0

22.2

NOS

5/15

33.3

5/15

33.3

0

Total

53/218

24.3

20/114

17.5

6.8


DLBCL...diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, FL...follicular lymphoma, CLL chronic lympocytic leukemia, MCL...mantle cell lymphoma, MZL...marginal zone lymphoma, NOS...B- cell lymphoma unclassified, text in bold...the results has been published in our previous study (M. Horvat et al. [8])

Prevodnik et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:33   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-33

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