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Table 4 HPV detection in fresh tissue versus paraffin block according to histological diagnosis

From: Comparison of human papillomavirus detection between freshly frozen tissue and paraffin embedded tissue of invasive cervical cancer

HPV detection SCC
N = 130
ADC
N = 7
  Number of cases % 95% CI Number of cases % 95% CI
Fresh tissue 119 91.5 (85.4-95.7) 6 85.7 (42.1-99.6)
Paraffin blocks 121 93.1 (87.3-96.8) 5 71.4 (29.0-96.3)
  1. ADC, adenocarcinoma; CI, confidence interval; SCC, squamous cell carcinoma;
  2. For all comparisons: p-value > 0.05