Table 1

Summary of sPLA2-IIa staining patterns in human prostate tissues

Prostate Tissue TypeMean Gleason scoreUniformFocalNegative
BPH from patients without cancer (Group E)5 of 27 (19%)19 of 27 (70%)3 of 27 (11%)
BPH adjacent to low-grade CaP (Group D)0 of 17 (0%)12 of 17 (71%)5 of 17 (29%)
BPH adjacent to high-grade CaP (Group C)2 of 18 (11%)8 of 18 (44%)8 of 18 (44%)
Low-grade CaP (Group B)4.61 of 15 (7%)13 of 15 (87%)1 of 15 (7%)
 M1 & M1 + M23.81 of 9 (11%)7 of 9 (78%)1 of 9 (11%)
 M25.20 of 6 (0%)6 of 6 (100%)0 of 6 (0%)
High-grade CaP (Group A)7.011 of 24 (46%)13 of 24 (54%)0 of 24 (0%)
 M2 + M36.85 of 16 (31%)11 of 16 (69%)0 of 16 (0%)
 M37.56 of 8 (75%)2 of 8 (25%)0 of 8 (0%)