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Figure 5 | BMC Cancer

Figure 5

From: Epstein-Barr virus infection and clinical outcome in breast cancer patients correlate with immune cell TNF-α/IFN-γ response

Figure 5

Synthetic diagram analyzing the impact of the IFN-γ production by peripheral blood mononuclear cells on the clinical outcome according to EBV status in blood and tumor tissue. PBMC EBV- means <5 EBV DNA copies/μg, PBMC EBV+ means >5 EBV DNA copies/μg. Tumor EBV- means <10 EBV DNA copies/μg and tumor EBV+ means >10 EBV DNA copies/μg. The intensity of the color is proportional to the amount of cytokine (IFN- γ or TNF-α) production (the black color indicates negative or control basal level, the red color indicates positive or high level).

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