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Table 2 Association between immunoreactivity for NE markers and histological subtype of RCC.

From: Evaluation of neuroendocrine markers in renal cell carcinoma

   Immunoreactivity  
Histological subtype Marker negative, n (%) positive, n (%) p-value
clear cell serotonin 121 (93) 9 (7) 0.2
papillary   6 (75) 2 (25)  
chromophobic   4 (80) 1 (20)  
unclassified   2 (100) 0 (0)  
clear cell CD56 105 (82) 23 (18) 0.9
papillary   7 (78) 2 (22)  
chromophobic   4 (80) 1 (20)  
unclassified   2 (100) 0 (0)  
clear cell NSE 62 (48) 67 (52) 0.01
papillary   8 (80) 2 (20)  
chromophobic   4 (100) 0 (0)  
unclassified   2 (100) 0 (0)  
clear cell synaptophysin 130 (99) 1 (1) 0.2
papillary   9 (90) 1 (10)  
chromophobic   5 (100) 0 (0)  
unclassified   2 (100) 0 (0)