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Table 2 Distribution of EBER-1 positive gastric carcinomas by histological type and gender

From: Epstein-Barr virus associated gastric carcinoma: a report from Iran in the last four decades

Histology1 Male Female Total
  EBER+/N2 (%) EBER+/N (%) EBER+/N (%)
Intestinal 1/113 (1) 0/39 (0) 1/152 (1)
   pap 0/11 (0) 0/3 (0) 0/14 (0)
   tub1 0/36 (0) 0/11 (0) 0/47 (0)
   tub2 1/50 (2) 0/16 (0) 1/66 (1)
   muc 0/16 (0) 0/9 (0) 0/25 (0)
Diffuse 7/83 (8) 1/38 (3) 8/121 (7)
   por1 3/34 (8) 1/16 (6) 4/50 (8)
   por2 4/40 (10) 0/18 (0) 4/58 (8)
   sig 0/9 (0) 0/4 (0) 0/13 (0)
  1. 1 pap:papillary adenocarcinoma; tub1:well differentiated tubular adenocarcinoma; tub2:moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma; por1:solid poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma; por2:non-solid poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma; sig: signet ring cell carcinoma; muc:mucinous carcinoma; 2 total number of cases in each group (Based on Japanese research society for gastric cancer)