A type-specific study of human papillomavirus prevalence in cervicovaginal samples in three different Spanish regions.

@article{GmezRomn2009ATS,
  title={A type-specific study of human papillomavirus prevalence in cervicovaginal samples in three different Spanish regions.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Javier G{\'o}mez-Rom{\'a}n and Celina Echevarria and Santos Salas and Mar{\'i}a Asunci{\'o}n Gonz{\'a}lez-Mor{\'a}n and Bel{\'e}n P{\'e}rez-Mies and Isabel Garc{\'i}a-Higuera and Montserrat Nicol{\'a}s Mart{\'i}nez and Jos{\'e}-Fernando Val-Bernal},
  journal={APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica},
  year={2009},
  volume={117 1},
  pages={22-7}
}
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most frequent sexually transmitted viral infection. It is necessary to know HPV genotype distribution to identify how many women will be protected by HPV vaccines. During a period of 18 months, we have analyzed 2362 HPV positive reporting data from a secondary demand screening program in three regions in Spain (Cantabria, Leon and Burgos). The study has been conducted using polymerase chain reaction and tube array hybridization covering the 35 HPV genotypes… CONTINUE READING

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