Table 3.

GCC expression estimated by qRT-PCR in 546 lymph nodes from 48 patients

Lymph nodesMedianMinimumMaximum
Extraintestinal (n = 20)<50<5095
Ulcerative colitis (n = 40)<50<50255
Crohn's disease (n = 34)<50<50309
Adenoma (n = 23)<50<50369
Familial adenomatous polyposis (n = 42)<50<50186
Other cancers (n = 5)<50<50<50
Colorectal cancer
Pathology (−), (n = 367)85<5086,178
Pathology (+), (n = 15)1,183<50*323,167
  • * Includes true negative lymph node inadvertently switched with true positive lymph node (see Results).