Table 1

Comparison of DNA ploidy status in normal mucosa and BACs generated with FC and ICS

DNA ploidy status

Normal mucosa

BAC


FC

ICS

FC

ICS


Cases with Diploidy

100%

100%

29%

0

Cases with aneuploidy/tetraploidy

0

0

71%

100%

Heterogeneity Index (mean ± SD)

--

11.3 ± 1.1

--

32.4 ± 8.5

Cases with elevated G2 exceeding fraction (9N)*

--

0

--

51%

Total

10

10

42

42


*Elevated > G2 exceeding fraction include cases showing cells with DI > 9N in the histograms with peak DI between > 1.25 and < 2.25 that was seen in 19 out of 37 cases.

Huang et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2008 8:5   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-8-5

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