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Volume 20, Number 5—May 2014

Bovine Leukemia Virus DNA in Human Breast Tissue

Gertrude Case BuehringComments to Author , Hua Min Shen, Hanne M. Jensen, K. Yeon Choi1, Dejun Sun, and Gerard Nuovo
Author affiliations: University of California, Berkeley, California, USA (G.C. Buehring, H.M. Shen, K.Y. Choi, D. Sun); University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, USA (H.M. Jensen); Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA (G. Nuovo)

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Table 6

Validation of PCR results for representative breast tissues tested at the University of California Berkeley, conducted at an independent laboratory*

Sample code Sample pathology IS-PCR result PCR in situ hybridization result†
B702 Nonmalignant
143‡ Malignant
B984 Malignant
236‡ Nonmalignant + +
B975 Nonmalignant + +
154 Malignant + +
253‡ Malignant + +

*IS-PCR, nested in situ PCR.
†Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbus, OH, USA.
‡Samples were among those used for in-depth study reported in this article (Table 5).

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1Current affiliation: Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, College Station, Texas, USA.

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