Table 1

Correlation of NY-ESO-1 protein and antibody with mRNA transcripts.

Patient No. Stage RT-PCR IHC Serum Antibody to NY-ESO-1a
NY-ESO-1 LAGE-1
G1 IB + + + -
G2 IIIA + + + +
G3 IIIA + + + +
G4 IIIA + + + +
G5 IIIA + + - -
G6 IIIA + - - -
G7 IIIA + + + +
G8 IIIB + - - -
G9 IIIB + + - +
G10 IV + + + NA
G11 IV + + + +
G12 IV + - - -
G13 IIIA - + - +

aAbbreviation: NA, sample not available.