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Table 4 Results of AGM and viral load by qPCR in the monitoring of preemptive antiviral treatment stratified by genotypes

From: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) genotype in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Genotypes Median Range Mean SD Mean* SD
gB1 AGM (n cells) 0 0-200 12 ± 46 - -
qPCR (copies/ml) 261 15-8358 1247 ± 2352 2.51 ± 0.76
gB2 AGM (n cells) 0 0-500 63 ± 165 - -
qPCR (copies/ml) 359 5-26012 4088 ± 8537 2.45 ± 1.16
gB3 AGM (n cells) 0 0-500 125 ± 250 - -
qPCR (copies/ml) 20751 115-110136 37938 ± 50542 3.86 ± 1.31
gB4 AGM (n cells) 0 0-7 1 ± 3 - -
qPCR (copies/ml) 4690 46-73084 15758 ± 26024 3.41 ± 1.23
  1. AGM antigenemia, qPCR real-time polymerase chain reaction.
  2. *Mean qPCR transformed in logarithmic base 10; n = number of pp65 CMV positive cells/2 × 105; SD = standard deviation. Antigenemia – P-value = 0.70; qPCR - P-value = 0.03 (kruskal-WallisTest).