Anal HPV genotypes and related displasic lesions in Italian and foreign born high-risk males.

@article{Orlando2009AnalHG,
  title={Anal HPV genotypes and related displasic lesions in Italian and foreign born high-risk males.},
  author={Giovanna Orlando and Rosangela Beretta and Michela M Fasolo and Antonella Amendola and Silvia Bianchi and Francesca Mazza and Giuliano Rizzardini and Elisabetta Tanzi},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 Suppl 1},
  pages={A24-9}
}
Anal intraepithelial neoplasia and anal cancer are closely related to infection from high-risk Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) genotypes. Since HPVs involved in disease progression are reported to vary by geographical regions, this study focuses on HPV genotypes spectrum in 289 males attending a Sexual Transmitted Diseases (STD) unit according to their nationality. Anal cytology, Digene Hybrid Capture Assay (HC2) and HPV genotyping were evaluated in 226 Italian (IT) and 63 foreign born (FB… CONTINUE READING