Table 1.

Characteristics of tissue cores analyzed by using LSC

GroupnNo. cells analyzed per coreNo. MART-1 cells (%) *
Benign nevi18287 ± 40218 ± 3.53
Dysplastic nevi21265 ± 19617 ± 2.82
Melanoma201,450 ± 1,08214 ± 7.77
Metastatic melanoma27420 ± 31516 ± 2.82
  • * No significant difference between groups.