Pamela Mongelós

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OBJECTIVE To determine the distribution of HPV-16 variants among Paraguayan women with different grades of cervical lesions. METHODS Sixty-seven HPV-16-positive cervical samples obtained from women attending health centers in Paraguay between March 2007 and April 2009 were examined, including 29 low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL), 29(More)
BACKGROUND The incidence of cervical cancer in Paraguay is among the highest in the world, with the human papillomavirus (HPV) being a necessary factor for cervical cancer. Knowledge about HPV infection among indigenous women is limited. This cross-sectional study analyzed the frequency of HPV and other genital infections in indigenous Paraguayan women of(More)
OBJECTIVE To determinate the frequency of high risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) by hybrid capture II (r) (CH II(r)), according cytology results in women treated for squamous intraepithelial lesions of the cervix (SIL). MATERIAL AND METHODS A descriptive cross-sectional study of a series of cases that included 122 women treated, 79 (75%) for low grade(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of human papillomavirus (HPV) types and to assess bacterial vaginosis (BV) possible associations with cervical infections in indigenous Paraguayan women of the Department of Presidente Hayes. METHODS This study included 181 sexually active women without cervical lesions. HPV typing was performed by polymerase chain(More)
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