Assessment of exposure to sexually transmitted agents other than human papillomavirus.

@article{Lacey1992AssessmentOE,
  title={Assessment of exposure to sexually transmitted agents other than human papillomavirus.},
  author={C J N Lacey},
  journal={IARC scientific publications},
  year={1992},
  volume={119},
  pages={93-105}
}
  • C J N Lacey
  • Published 1992 in IARC scientific publications
There are now a number of lines of evidence giving support for a causal role of high-risk oncogenic HPV types in cervical cancer. However, it is clear that only a minority of women with HPV 16 infection, for example, develop invasive cancer. Therefore examination of whether sexually transmitted agents other than HPV are interacting in the genesis of cervical neoplasia is necessary. Serological methods which accurately reflect past exposure to individual agents are ideal for epidemiological… CONTINUE READING

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