Journal of Immunology Research / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

CD8+ TIL Recruitment May Revert the Association of MAGE A3 with Aggressive Features in Thyroid Tumors

Table 1

MAGE A3 expression levels according to visual (semiquantitative) IHC in benign and malignant thyroid nodules and in different follicular patterned lesions including classic (CPTC), follicular variant papillary thyroid carcinomas (FVPT), follicular carcinoma (FTC), and follicular adenoma (FA).

Analyzed groups value (semiquantitative IHC)Semiquantitative IHC Predictive value
Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%)Positive (%) Negative (%)

Malignant versus benign<0.0001 94.8732.3572.8376.74
CPTC versus goiter<0.000196.0449.0678.8686.21
CPTC versus FA 0.021596.0415.9669.2966.67
CPTC versus variantsN.S.96.040.9466.9055.56
FVPTC versus goiter<0.000189.8049.0262.8683.33
FVPTC versus FA N.S.89.8015.6950.5761.54
FVPTC versus FTC N.S.97.5610.2047.6283.33
FTC versus FA0.039697.5615.6948.1988.89
FTC versus goiter<0.000197.5649.0260.6196.15
FA versus goiter0.000684.3149.0262.3275.76

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