Table 1

Characteristics of MDS-RARS patients at the time of BM collection.

Patients (n)

Gene expression analyses for CD34+ cells

Gene expression analyses for stromal cells

Age (years)

Gender

Hb (g/dL)

ANC (×103/uL)

Platelet count (×103/uL)

BM blasts (%)

RS (%)


1

Array

None

72

F

7.2

0.95

75

2

30

2

Array, qPCR

None

78

M

8.3

1.23

136

0

58

3

Array, qPCR

qPCR

62

M

12.4

0.99

110

2

16

4

Array, qPCR

Array, qPCR

70

M

10.2

5.34

322

0

38

5

qPCR

Array, qPCR

69

F

6.7

0.51

72

0

22

6

qPCR

Array, qPCR

56

M

8.4

2.81

754

0

91

7

None

qPCR

75

M

6.3

0.75

216

0

27


Hb indicates hemoglobin; ANC, absolute neutrophil account; BM, bone marrow; and RS, ring sideroblasts

Baratti et al. BMC Medical Genomics 2010 3:30   doi:10.1186/1755-8794-3-30

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