Table 3

Comparison of HPV 16/18 DNA detection results between nested PCR and ISH methods

This study was done on sections of lung cancer patients because no paraffin sections of lung tissues from noncancer patients were available.
Nested PCRISHConcordant %a
HPV 16
HPV 18
  • a Concordant % = (Number of patients with the same HPV DNA detection result by both methods)/(number of total patients) × 100.