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Table 2 Criteria of pathological GVHD

From: Villous atrophy in the terminal ileum is a specific endoscopic finding correlated with histological evidence and poor prognosis in acute graft-versus-host disease after allo-hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

1) Histological findings of apoptotic bodies in the epithelium of ileum, colon or rectum.
2) Crypt abnormalities of degeneration, dilatation, abscesses or loss.
3) All histological findings determined by HE staining and CD8 immunostaining.
  1. GVHD graft-versus-host disease, HE hematoxylin and eosin