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Table 6 Shows a comparison between cases and controls based on the prevalence of BKV DNA in their tissue and urine samples (the specimens were examined by using a conventional PCR). 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

Type of patients PCR Result Total P-value
Positive Negative
Tissue sample Case 16 (94%) 1 (6%) 17 (100%) 0.023
Control 2 (50%) 2 (50%) 4 (100%)
Total 18 3 21
Urine sample Case 1 (5.8%) 16 (94.2%) 17 (100%) 0.002
Control 3 (75%) 1 (25%) 4 (100%)
Total 4 17 21