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Table 3 CIg LCs and Bcl-2 expression in groups with negative and dual positive sIg LCs patterns

From: Inconclusive flow cytometric surface light chain results; can cytoplasmic light chains, Bcl-2 expression and PCR clonality analysis improve accuracy of cytological diagnoses in B-cell lymphomas?

   sIg LCs
cIg LCs   Negative (n = 19) Dual positive (n = 10) Total (n = 29)
  Monotypic   0 8 8
Polytypic   1 0 1
Negative   18 1 19
Dual positive   0 1 1
Bcl-2 Diagnosis Negative (n = 25) Dual positive (n = 9) Total (n = 34)
  Overexpressed BCL 2a 6b 8
Not overexpressed BCL 4 1 5
RLP 19 2 21
  1. BCL B-cell lymphomas, RLP reactive lymphocytic proliferations, sIg LCs surface immunoglobulin light chains, cIg LC cytoplasmic immunoglobulin light chains; a2 FL; b2 DLBCL, 2 FL, 2 MZL