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Table 2 TaqMan PCR analysis and cellular localization of viral antigens on selected IHC-positive or -negative for HCMV antigens

From: High prevalence of human cytomegalovirus in carotid atherosclerotic plaques obtained from Russian patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy

Sample Viral antigens localization as revealed by immunohistochemistry TaqMan PCR (IU/ml)
CP 03 Endothelial cells, macrophage/foam cells, smooth muscle cells 10,298
CP 05 Endothelial cells, macrophage/foam cells, smooth muscle cells 2,598
CP 30 Endothelial cells +/-, macrophage/foam cells, smooth muscle cells Undetermined
CP 31 Smooth muscle cells Undetermined
CP 36 Macrophage/foam cells, inflammatory cells, smooth muscle cells +/- Undetermined
CP 37 Endothelial cells, macrophage/foam cells, smooth muscle cells 7,956
CP 44 Endothelial cells, macrophage/foam cells, inflammatory cells, smooth muscle cells Undetermined
CP 47 Macrophage/foam cells, smooth muscle cells +/- Undetermined
CP 101 Macrophage/foam cells, smooth muscle cells+/- 4,718
CP 08 None detected Undetermined
CP 24 None detected Undetermined
CP 27 None detected Undetermined
CP 49 None detected Undetermined
CP 51 None detected Undetermined
CP 102 None detected Undetermined
CP 109 None detected Undetermined
CP 122 None detected Undetermined
CP 123 None detected Undetermined