Table 2.

Serum EBV PCR results for transplant recipients who developed PTLD and those who did not develop PTLD

EBV PCR resultNo. of patients with resultaNo. of serum samples with result
PTLD (n = 6)Control (n = 16)PTLD (n = 23)Control (n = 87)
Positive50200
Negative116387
  • a P < 0.001 (Fisher’s exact test) for PTLD patients versus controls.