Table 3

IHC staining for micrometastasis in patients with HE-negative SLNs (nā€‰=ā€‰47)
ICH staining SLN
Negative 35
Positive 12*

IHC, immunohistochemistry; HE, hematoxylin-eosin; SLN, sentinel lymph node.

*Patients with positive ICH staining, of whom 4 of 12 had HE-negative stained lymph nodes and 8 had HE-negative stained SLNs but HE-positive stained non-SLNs at primary HE staining.

Wang et al.

Wang et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2012 7:71   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-7-71

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