Table 1

Frequency of the API2–MLT fusion transcript in primary gastrointestinal lymphomas

Histological typeNo. of patientsAPI2–MLT positive cases (%)
DLBCL, diffuse large B cell lymphoma; MALT, mucosa associated lymphoid tissue.
Low grade MALT lymphoma284 (14)
Low grade MALT lymphoma with high grade component40 (0)
Secondary DLBCL (high grade MALT lymphoma)90 (0)
Primary DLBCL40 (0)
T cell lymphoma20 (0)