Table 3

CD10, BCL6 and MUM1 protein expression the FL subgroups
FL grading CD10 positive BCL6 positive MUM1 positive
n/N (%) P n/N (%) P n/N (%) P
FL1 40/42 (95.2) 1.000# 33/42 (78.6) 0.151# 3/40 (7.5) 0.376#
FL2 18/19 (94.7) 18/19 (94.7) 3/19 (15.8)
FL3A 21/31 (67.7) 0.756* 25/31 (80.6) 1.000# 11/29 (37.9) 0.032*
FL3B 14/22 (63.6) 17/22 (77.3) 15/22 (68.2)
FL1-2 58/61 (95.1) < 0.001* 51/61 (83.6) 0.549* 6/59 (10.2) < 0.001*
FL3 35/53 (66.0) 42/53 (79.2) 26/51 (51.0)
FL1-2 58/61 (95.1) 0.001# 51/61 (83.6) 0.723* 6/59 (10.2) 0.002*
FL3A 21/31 (67.7) 25/31 (80.6) 11/29 (37.9)
FL1-3A 79/92 (85.9) 0.028# 76/92 (82.6) 0.550# 17/88 (19.3) < 0.001*
FL3B 14/22 (63.6) 17/22 (77.3) 15/22 (68.2)
Total 93/114 (81.6) 93/114 (81.6) 32/110 (29.1)

*Pearson’s Chi-square test. #Fisher’s exact test. Bold text indicates significant P value. n/N (%), number positive/total number tested (percentage). FL, follicular lymphomas; FL1, FL grade 1; FL2, FL grade 2; FL3A, FL grade 3A; FL3B, FL grade 3B.

Zhang et al.

Zhang et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:154   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-154

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