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Table 5 Results of p16 expression by HPV results

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

HPV results fresh/paraffin preservation p16   
  - ++ +++ Total
  N % N % N % N %
Concordant HPV negative 1a 16.7 1b 16.7 4e 66.7 6 100
Concordant HPV positive 0 0.0 1c 6.7 14f 93.3 15 100
Fresh HPV positive, Paraffin HPV negative 0 0.0 0 0.0 9g 100 9 100
Fresh HPV negative, Paraffin HPV positive 0 0.0 2d 20 8h 80 10 100
Total 1 2.5 4 10 35 87.5 40 100
  1. p16-: < 5% stained cells; p16++: 26-75%; p16+++: > 75%
  2. Histologies:
  3. a adenocarcinoma NOS (not other specified)
  4. b undifferentiated carcinoma
  5. c undifferentiated carcinoma
  6. d 1 adenocaricnoma and 1 undifferentiated carcinoma
  7. e 4 squamous cell carcinoma
  8. f 13 squamous cell carcinoma and 1 undifferentiated carcinoma
  9. g 5 squamous cell carcinoma, 1 adenocarcinoma and 3 undifferentiated carcinoma
  10. h 7 squamous cell carcinoma, 1 adenocarcinoma