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Table 3 Summary of the immunocytochemical analysis of CNHCs with antibodies against CD45, CD31, and CAIX

From: Are morphological criteria sufficient for the identification of circulating tumor cells in renal cancer?

  Single CNHCs positive with CD45/CAIX/CD31 antibodies CNHC clusters positive with CD45/CAIX/CD31 antibodies
  N (%) N (%)
  CD45 CAIX CD31 CD45 CAIX CD31
CNHC-MF 0/3 (0%) 5/9 (56%) 0/1 (0%) 0/5 (0%) None detected 3/3 (100%)
CNHC-UMF 0/4 (0%) 0/4 (0%) 1/3 (33%) 0/12 (0%) 1/16 (6%) 17/17 (100%)
CNHC-BF 0/2 (0%) 0/1 (0%) 0/6 (0%) 0/8 (0%) 0/12 (0%) 8/13 (62%)