Table 1

Southern blot (SB) analysis of Ig/TCR genes in cases with a clear histopathological diagnosis (n = 100)

Histopathological diagnosisNo. of samplesSB analysis of Ig/TCR genes
*Cases are discussed in more detail in table 2
Ig, immunoglobulin; TCR, T cell receptor.
Haematopoietic
Diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLCL)18Clonal (Ig)17
Non-clonal1*
Follicular lymphoma (FL)16Clonal (Ig)15
Non-clonal1*
Lymphocytic lymphoma (LL)17Clonal (Ig)17
Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL)7Clonal (Ig)7
MALT lymphoma1Clonal (Ig)1
Burkitt's lymphoma (BL)1Clonal (Ig)1
Plasmacytoma (PC)1Clonal (Ig)1
T cell lymphoma (T-NHL)1Clonal (TCR)1
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL)3Clonal (TCR)1
Non-clonal2
Hodgkin's disease (HD)4Non-clonal4
Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)2Clonal (Ig)1
Clonal (Ig+TCR)1
Non-haematopoietic
Kaposi's sarcoma1Non-clonal1
Seminoma1Non-clonal1
Reactive lymphoproliferations 27Non-clonal27