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Table 3 Comparison of Torbenson results and our findings. P value of intensity and distribution between two studies were 0.18 and 0.6 which was not significant statistically.

From: CD 56 staining in liver biopsies does not help in differentiating extrahepatic biliary atresia from other causes of neonatal cholestasis

Torbenson's Article Our Data
CD56 Staining (Number of Cases) CD56 Staining (Number of Cases)
Cases Controls Cases Controls
Neg 1 (small biopsy) 4 Neg 2 2
Pos 13, mostly strong and in more than two thirds of portal tracts 3: patchy and weak Pos 15: only 6 strong and only 7 cases with positivity in more than two thirds of portal tracts. 12: one strong and 6 cases with positivity in more than two thirds of portal tracts.