Table 2.

Frequency of a positive anti-HIP1 antibody blood test in cancer patients

Sera categoryPositiveNegativeFrequencyPLR *Age (±SD), yMale (%)
Normal controls23370.3855 ± 1444
Brain cancer 3730.93 2.451 ± 1343
    Glioblastoma 2730.90 2.354 ± 1244
    Oligodendroglioma 1001.0 2.642 ± 940
Melanoma32430.431.154 ± 1556
Ovarian cancer7180.280.759 ± 130
Colon cancer9150.381.068 ± 1058
  • * PLR (positive likelihood ratio) = sensitivity / (1 − specificity).

  • P ≤ 0.001, compared with normal control sera.