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Table 1

From: Sensitivity of an immunoglobulin heavy chain gene polymerase chain reaction primer system for routine diagnosis of lymphomas

Lymphoma diagnosis Detection of clonally rearranged IgH gene
B lymphoblastic lymphoma 100% (1/1)
Mantle cell lymphoma 100% (3/3)
CLL 100% (24/24)
Lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma 100% (6/6)
Marginal zone B-cell lymphoma 100% (48/48)
Plasma cell myeloma 100% (1/1)
Hairy cell leukaemia 50% (1/2)
Follicular lymphoma 55% (6/11)
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma 82% (9/11)
Hodgkin lymphoma 50% (1/2)