Table 4.

Correlation between plasma EBV-DNA concentration and biological parameters in EBV-associated HL

VariableCorrelation coefficient (ρ)P*
Lymphocyte count (n = 16)−0.610.01
Neutrophil count (n = 16)−0.380.14
EBNA-1 titers (n = 16)−0.650.006
VCA titers (n = 15)−0.290.3
IL-6 concentration (n = 18)0.730.001
Cell-free DNA (n = 18)0.580.01

*P values are calculated by Spearman rank.