Absence of human papillomavirus sequences in ovarian pathologies.

  title={Absence of human papillomavirus sequences in ovarian pathologies.},
  author={A M Trottier and Diane Mich{\`e}le Provencher and A. M. Mes-Masson and Ren{\'e} Vauclair and François Coutl{\'e}e},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  volume={33 4},
The role of human papillomaviruses (HPVs) in ovarian epithelium (either normal or neoplastic) remains controversial. We have investigated by PCR the presence of HPV DNA in fresh tissue from ovarian neoplasms and in primary cell cultures established from either normal, benign or malignant ovarian surface epithelia. None of the fresh samples and primary… CONTINUE READING