TABLE 6.

Charateristics of fresh tissues from affected WBBs screened for BPCV1 DNA by PCR

PCR resultHistological classification of lesionsaSubtotal (lesional tissue)aNonlesional skinaTotal no. of tissues tested
Papillomatous hyperplasia ± intranuclear inclusionsCarcinoma in situSquamous cell carcinomaAdenocarcinoma
BPCV1 positive20 (95.2)14 (87.5)12 (85.7)0 (0.0)46 (88.5)2 (28.6)48
BPCV1 negative1 (4.8)2 (12.5)2 (14.3)1 (100.0)6 (11.5)5 (71.4)11
Total211614152759
  • a Number (percent).