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Table 2 Histological characteristics of HCMV positive patients.

From: High frequency of Human Cytomegalovirus DNA in the Liver of Infants with Extrahepatic Neonatal Cholestasis

Diagnosis PHF Liver tissue
   PF GCT Ductal proliferation Septs Nodules Cholestasis Cholangitis Eosinophils
BA MoCIP + + + + + + + +
BA# no surgery + - + + + + - -
BA normal + + + + - + - +
BA MoCAP + + + + - + + +
BA MCIP + + + + + + + +
BA MCIP + + + + + + + +
BA MCIP + + + + + + + +
BA ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
BA MCAP + - + + + + - -
BA normal + + + + - + - -
DCS No + - + + + + + +
HC No + + + + + + - +
  1. BA = biliary atresia, DCS = distal choledocal stenosis, HC = hepatis cyst, PHF = porta hepatis fragment, # = situs inversus PF = portal fibrosis, GCT = giant cell transformation, MCIP = mild chronic inflammatory process, MoCIP = moderate chronic inflammatory process, MCPA = mild chronic active inflammatory process, MoCAP = moderate chronic active inflammatory process.