Results of reactions for betaglobin and polyoma in samples from 17 mesotheliomas

Patient no. (M/F)Year of birthCell typeβ- globin PCRPolyoma PCR
1 M1920EpithelioidPositiveNegative
2 M1944EpithelioidPositiveNegative
3 M1922EpithelioidPositiveNegative
4 M1931EpithelioidPositiveNegative
5 M1955BiphasicPositiveNegative
6 M1942EpithelioidPositiveNegative
7 M1939EpithelioidPositiveNegative
8 M1927SarcomatoidPositiveNegative
9 M1935EpithelioidPositiveNegative
10 M1930BiphasicPositiveNegative
11 M1930BiphasicPositiveNegative
12 M1924BiphasicPositiveNegative
13 M1937BiphasicNegativeNegative
14 M1927SarcomatoidNegativeNegative
15 M1925EpithelioidNegativeNegative
16 M1926EpithelioidNegativeNegative
17 F1924EpithelioidNegativeNegative