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Table 2 Detection cutoffs

From: RNA blood levels of osteopontin splice variants are cancer markers

breast cancer    
  OPNa OPNb OPNc
    1 std 4% (3) 3% (2) 28% (19)
    2 std 3% (2) 1% (1) 15% (10)
    3 std 3% (2) 0% (0) 13% (9)
 lung cancer    
  OPNa OPNb OPNc
    1 std 7% (3) 56% (26) 38% (17)
    2 std 4% (2) 42% (19) 16% (7)
    3 std 2% (1) 24% (11) 7% (3)
  1. Percentage (and in parentheses number) of breast cancer or lung cancer patients above a threshold of 1, 2 or 3 standard deviations above the mean value of healthy controls.