Table V.

Calculated precursor frequenciesa of g209-specific CD8+ cells in PBMC/tumor pairs (g209-specific/10e6 CD8+ cells)

Patientgp100HLA-A2PBMCTumor
D.G.NAbNA27963
F.K.NegativePositive22833492
L.R.>75%, 2+Positive5283134
J.R.NANA2490c
D.W.>75%, 3+Positive5962448
A.C.>75%, 2+Positive1545659
S.B.<25%, 2+Positive5630
  • a Frequency calculation: [URQ/(LRQ + URQ) × 10e6]epitope-specific − [URQ/(LRQ + URQ) × 10e6]background.

  • b NA, not available.

  • c Calculated frequencies below or equal to zero were arbitrarily set to 0.