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Table 1 Summary of clinicopathological data and results of PCR, real-time PCR and immunohistochemistry analyses in MCPyV DNA-positive cases

From: Detection of Merkel cell polyomavirus in cervical squamous cell carcinomas and adenocarcinomas from Japanese patients

Case Clinical information PCR Real-time PCR Immunohistochemistry
Type Age Stage* MCPyV LTsh MCPyV VP1 HPV type MCPyV DNA load (copies per cell) MCPyV LT CK20 Chromogranin
1 SCC 45 IIa + 16 0.00014
3 SCC 74 IIb + + 16 0.0013 2+
30 SCC 29 0 + 16 0.00035
31 SCC 42 0 + 16 0.0021
35 SCC 59 Ia + 58 0.00027 3+
36 SCC 38 0 + 16 0.00033 1+
39 SCC 33 0 + 58 0.00067 1+
47 SCC 38 Ia + 31 0.00073
48 SCC 46 Ia + 16 0.00081 2+
6 AC 50 Ib + 18 0.00064
7 AC 61 Ib + 16 0.00037
15 AC 54 Ib + 18 0.00095 3+
16 AC 72 Ib + 16 0.0015
  1. *According to the FIGO clinical staging.
  2. Immunohistochemistry with CM2B4 monoclonal antibody.