Table 1.

Anti-mesothelin humoral immune response in relationship to mesothelin expression by tumors

Tumor type (samples examined)Mesothelin expression
nAnti-mesothelin antibodies
Immunohistochemistry*ELISA positive (%)
Mesothelioma (62)+4926 (53)
131 (8)
Ovarian cancer (24)+1810 (56)
60 (0)
  • * Immunohistochemistry positive: >30% of cells stained.