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Table 3 EBV DNA copy number and EBER staining score in the 12 EBV positive specimens and 6 negative cases

From: Characteristics of epstein barr virus variants associated with gastric carcinoma in Southern Tunisia

GC Cases Histological Type Tumor Site Ct* (average) EBV DNA * Copies/μg EBER staining score
10 Intestinal Antrum 15 6.105 3+
3 Intestinal Antrum 22 4.103 3+
12 Intestinal Antrum 23 103 3+
9 Diffuse Antrum 22.8 103 3+
2 Intestinal Body 25 5.102 3+
4 Intestinal Antrum 26 102 3+
6 Intestinal Proximal 27 8.101 2+
7 Diffuse Body 28 5.101 2+
11 Intestinal Proximal 28 5.101 2+
1 Intestinal Antrum 30 < 10 1+
5 Intestinal Antrum 30 < 10 1+
8 Diffuse Body 30 < 10 1+
13 Diffuse Antrum ND ND 0
14 Diffuse Body ND ND 0
15 Diffuse Antrum ND ND 0
16 Diffuse Antrum ND ND 0
17 Intestinal Antrum ND ND 0
18 Intestinal Body ND ND 0
  1. * EBV DNA copy number was estimated by Q-PCR using the absolute quantification method. Ct: threshold Cycle. ND: Non-Determined