Table 2

Correlation of morphological and molecular findings of 89 bone marrow biopsies containing a lymphoid infiltrate

IgH CDR3 rearrangement
MorphologyClonalNon-clonal
Results in parenthesis are those obtained from patients with a known lymphoma/those obtained from patients without a known lymphoma.
IgH, immunoglobulin heavy chain.
Positive3321 (20/1)12 (9/3)
Suspicious3917 (15/2)22 (14/8)
Negative177 (6/1)10 (7/3)
Total8945 (41/4)44 (30/14)