Table 2

Results of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) studies

EBV statusNo. of patients (%)
*Percentage of positively stained cells in each specimen.
EBER, nuclear EBV encoded RNA; LMP-1, latent membrane protein 1.
LMP-1
    Negative39 (87)
    Positive6 (13)
EBER*
    05 (11)
    1 (1–10%)0
    2 (10–50%)2 (4)
    3 (⩾50%)38 (85)