Table 1

TERC and C-MYC positivity rates for various cytological diagnoses

Cytological diagnosis

Case no.

TERC positive

C-MYC positive


Case no.

%

P

Case no.

%

P


NILM

132

11

8.3

29

22.0

ASC-US

50

10

20.0

13

26.0

LSIL

21

11

52.4

12

57.1

ASC-H

14

9

64.3

6

42.9

HSIL

23

21

91.3

20

87.0

SCC

3

3

100.0

3

100.0

NILM vs. ASC/LSIL

< 0.01*

< 0.01*

ASC/LSIL vs. HSIL/SCC

< 0.01*

< 0.01*

LSIL/lower vs. HSIL/higher

< 0.01*

< 0.01*


† ASC includes ASC-US and ASC-H

*P < 0.05: statistically significant difference between 2 categories

Chen et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2012 7:40   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-7-40

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