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Table 2 cellular localization of CMV in gastrointestinal tract mucosal biopsies

From: Cytomegalovirus cell tropism and clinicopathological characteristics in gastrointestinal tract of patients with HIV/AIDS

Sites(n = 46) Mesenchymal cells/HPF epithelial cells/HPF P value
Esophagus(n = 7, 15.2%) 9.8 ± 11.8 3.2 ± 5.6 0.030
Cardia(n = 3, 6.5%) 7.3 ± 4.6 1.0 ± 1.8 0.003
gastric antrum(n = 5, 10.9%) 8.3 ± 8.8 8.2 ± 11.5 0.976
gastric body(n = 2, 4.3%) 7.2 ± 4.0 9.0 ± 3.7 0.478
Duodenum(n = 4, 8.7%) 1.0 ± 2.2 17.4 ± 20.6 0.033
Cecum(n = 7, 15.2%) 18.5 ± 18.9 0.1 ± 0.4 0.000
Colon(n = 12, 26.1%) 10.5 ± 10.6 0.2 ± 0.7 0.000
sigmoid(n = 3, 6.5%) 8.0 ± 10.3 0
rectum(n = 3, 6.5%) 6.7 ± 6.1 1.1 ± 2.0 0.019