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Table 3 Distribution of BM1-4 with ICC and qPCR data

From: Comparison of molecular and immunocytochemical methods for detection of disseminated tumor cells in bone marrow from early breast cancer patients

BM number Total ICC qPCR Concordant
  313 Positive (%) Positive (%) BM results (%)
BM 1 92 7 (7.6) 44 (47.8) (53)
BM 2 187 11 (5.9) 63 (33.7) (66)
BM 3 14 2 (14.3) 10 (71.4) (43)
BM 4 18 3 (16.7) 7 (38.9) (56)