Table 4

BCL2 protein expression and t(14;18) translocation in the FL subgroups
FL grading BCL2 positive t(14;18) translocation positive
n/N (%) P(R) n/N (%) P(R)
FL1 38/40 (95.0) 1.000# 22/32 (68.8) 0.498#
FL2 19/19 (100) 14/17 (82.4)
FL3A 25/30 (83.3) 1.000# 14/27 (51.9) 0.005*
FL3B 19/22 (86.4) 2/18 (11.1)
FL1-2 57/59 (96.6) 0.043# 36/49 (73.5) < 0.001*
FL3 44/52 (84.6) 16/45 (35.6)
FL1-2 57/59 (96.6) 0.114* 36/49 (73.5) 0.057*
FL3A 25/30 (83.3) 14/27 (51.9)
FL1-3A 82/89 (92.1) 0.412# 50/76 (65.8) < 0.001*
FL3B 19/22 (86.4) 2/18 (11.1)
Total 101/111 (91.0) 52/94 (55.3)

*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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