Table 5

Interval (years) from last recurrence of HSK to surgery (excluding regrafts). PCR and IHC results. Strong PCR refers to at least 50 genome equivalent in sample before amplification

Median time (years) Mean time (years) Range (years)
PCR
strong positive0.750.650.0–1.0
positive1.751.800.1–3
negative5.008.561–20
IHC
strong positive0.750.860–2.5
positive3.004.281–15
negative2.006.400.1–20