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Table 2 Characterization of cell lines

From: Epstein Barr virus DNA analysis in blood predicts disease progression in a rare case of plasmablastic lymphoma with effusion

Cell line Date/biopsy (yymmdd) Source HIV-1 HHV-8 EBV Ig-rearrangement* Ig-expression Phenotype Karyotype/aberration in chromosome no
I 971001 Ascites - - +/ latency III + 87-92kD + kappa LCL Diploid
II 980526 Pleura - - +/ latency I + 87–92 kD/108 kD + kappa BL Chr 1, 3, 6, 7, 11 and 15.
III 980626 Pleura - - +/ latency I + 87-92kD/108 kD + kappa BL Chr 1, 3, 6, 7, 11 and 15.
  1. * clonal rearranged Ig-heavy chain locus fragments detected by PCR.