Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 5 Describe the role of PC risk factors in developing PCa due to BKV infection. A comparison between the BKV LTAg+ and BKV LTAg- cases in the presence or absence of the PC risk factors. P-value is significant at a level equal to or less than 0.05

From: A correlation study of BK Polyoma Virus infection and prostate Cancer among Sudanese patients - immunofluorescence and molecular based case-control study

Result of IF test Count
  Alcohol consumption P-value
Yes NO
Positive 6 (35.3%) 11 (64.7%) 0.106
Negative 6 (15.7%) 32 (84.3%)
  Working in farmer P-value
Yes No
Positive 7 (41.1%) 10 (58.9%) 0.620
Negative 13 (34.2%) 25 (65.8%)
  Diet high in Fat P-value
Yes No
Positive 8 (47.0%) 9 (53.0%) 0.05
Negative 8 (21.0%) 30 (79.0%)
  Tire Plant Working P-value
Yes No
Positive 3 (17.6%) 14 (82.4%) 0.284
Negative 3 (7.9%) 35 (92.1%)
  Family history of the disease P-value
Yes No
Positive 5 (29.4%) 12 (70.6%) 0.371
Negative 16 (42.1%) 22 (57.9%)
  Cadmium contact P-value
Yes No
Positive 2 (11.8%) 15 (88.2%) 0.0696
Negative 6 (15.8%) 32 (84.2%)