Karine Le Bail Carval

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Oncogenic HPV types are the major cause of worldwide cervical cancer, but only a small proportion of infected women will develop high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia or cancer (CIN2/3+). We performed a prospective study including 781 women with normal, atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS) or low-grade squamous(More)
BACKGROUND Endocavity ultrasound is seen as a harmless procedure and has become a common gynaecological procedure. However without correct disinfection, it may result in nosocomial transmission of genito-urinary pathogens, such as high-risk Human Papillomavirus (HR-HPV). We aimed to evaluate the currently recommended disinfection procedure for covered(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess human papillomavirus (HPV) prevalence and distribution among French women with normal and pathologic cytology findings. METHODS A genomic DNA microarray assay enabling the detection of 35 different HPV genotypes was used for in vitro diagnosis, as a complement to Papanicolaou screening, to test 785 women who attended the gynecology(More)
BACKGROUND Liquid-based cytology (LBC) for cervical cancer screening presents the advantage that cytological and virological investigations can be undertaken from the same specimen. Nevertheless, the fixative may alter DNA integrity and the sample may be inadequate for HPV DNA detection. The Novaprep(®) Vial Test (NVT) (Novacyt, Vélizy-Villacoublay, France)(More)
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