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Table 3 Association between variations of EBNA1 and LMP1 in throat washing (TW) samples and the risk of NPC in Guangdong population (pilot study)

From: A single nucleotide polymorphism in the Epstein-Barr virus genome is strongly associated with a high risk of nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Gene Subtype NPC [no. (%)] Healthy subjects [no. (%)] P
RPMS1 <0.001
  155391G 8 (16.0) 29 (53.7)  
  155391G/A 0 4 (7.4)  
  155391A 42 (84.0) 21 (38.9)  
EBNA1 0.677
  V-val 45 (90.0) 44 (84.6)  
  P-ala 1 (2.0) 2 (3.8)  
  P-thr 2 (4.0) 1 (1.9)  
  Mix 2 (4.0) 5 (9.6)  
LMP1 0.080
  China 1 27 (64.3) 39 (68.4)  
  China 2 4 (9.5) 2 (3.5)  
  B95.8 2 (4.8) 10 (17.5)  
  Mix 9 (21.4) 6 (10.5)  
  1. Mix mixture of two or more EBV subtypes. Other abbreviations as in Tables 1 and 2