Table 1.

HBV and HCV serologic and liver tissue status of HCC cases (n = 61)

Serologic markersTissue viral markersa
Serostatus vs. tissue viral statusHBsAgAnti-HBcAnti-HCVHBV DNAHBsAgHBcAgHCV RNANo. of cases
Concordant18
Discordant (“occult” HCV)+1
Discordant (“occult” HBV)+++1
Discordant (“occult” HBV)+1
Discordant (“occult” HBV)++1
Concordant++1
Concordant+++2
Concordant++3
Concordant+++1
Concordant++++5
Discordant+4
Discordant (“occult” HCV)+++1
Concordant++1
Discordant+1
Discordant (“occult” HCV)++1
Concordant++3
Discordant (“occult” HBV)+++1
Discordant+12
Discordant+++1
Discordant++1
Discordant+++1
  • aIncludes viral markers in tumor and/or non-tumor tissue.