Table 1.

Patient characteristics according to CK2α expression in leukemic blasts

CK2α expression
P
Low (n = 32)High (n = 16)
Age (y), median (range)51 (17-66)50 (15-66)NS
Sex (male/female)18/145/11NS
WBC (×109/l), median (range)28.3 (1.1-597.8)28.5 (1.4-173.5)NS
LDH (IU/l), median (range)1,027 (334-5,310)846 (317-2,340)NS
FAB classificationNS
    M0/M1/M22010
    M4/M5125
    M6/M701
CR rate80.0% (20/25)75.0% (9/12)NS
  • Abbreviations: FAB, French-American-British classification; LDH, lactic dehydrogenase; CR, complete remission; NS, not significant.