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Table 2 α2,6 Sialic acid expression and distribution in samples with normal, LSIL, and HSIL

From: Increased expression of sialic acid in cervical biopsies with squamous intraepithelial lesions

Normal
# sample Basal Intermediate Superficial
15 0 3 3
16 0 1 0
26 0 2 1
30 0 1 1
34 3 3 2
Mean intensity 0.6 2.0 1.4
LSIL
11 0 0 3
13 0 2 2
21 0 0 3
22 0 0 1
35 2 2 2
38 1 1 1
41 2 1 3
43 0 1 2
48 1 0 1
Mean intensity 0.7 0.8 2.0
HSIL
1 3 2 1
17 2 3 3
18 1 4 3
20 1 3 3
23 0 3 3
24 3 3 3
33 3 2 2
39 0 2 3
49 3 1 2
Mean intensity 1.8 2.6 2.6
  1. HSIL, high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion; LSIL, low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion. Lectin binding was evaluated as follows: 0, absent; 1, very low intensity; 2, low intensity; 3, medium intensity and 4, high intensity. The reaction intensity was evaluated in the different layers of the epithelium (Basal, Intermediate and Superficial)