Association between oral DNA-HPV and genital DNA-HPV.

  title={Association between oral DNA-HPV and genital DNA-HPV.},
  author={Lisandra Rocha Vidotti and Fl{\'a}via Castello Branco Vidal and Sally Cristina Moutinho Monteiro and Jomar Diogo Costa Nunes and Jo{\~a}o Victor Salgado and Luciane Maria de Oliveira Brito and Fernanda Ferreira Lopes},
  journal={Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology},
  volume={43 4},
BACKGROUND Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases worldwide and is observed in both men and women. The presence of the virus is often associated with benign and malignant neoplasms of the oral cavity. We wished to investigate whether HPV infection in the genitalia was associated with HPV infection in the oral mucosa. METHODS The prevalence of HPV in the oral cavity and genitalia was evaluated by DNA extraction from genital and oral cavity… CONTINUE READING