Comparative study between the Hybrid Capture II test and PCR based assay for the detection of human papillomavirus DNA in oral submucous fibrosis and oral squamous cell carcinoma

@inproceedings{Chaudhary2010ComparativeSB,
  title={Comparative study between the Hybrid Capture II test and PCR based assay for the detection of human papillomavirus DNA in oral submucous fibrosis and oral squamous cell carcinoma},
  author={Ajay Kumar Chaudhary and Shruti Pandya and Ravi Mehrotra and Alok Chandra Bharti and Mangal Singh and Mamta K Singh},
  booktitle={Virology Journal},
  year={2010}
}
Oral malignancy is a major global health problem. Besides the main risk factors of tobacco, smoking and alcohol, infection by human papillomavirus (HPV) and genetic alterations are likely to play an important role in these lesions. The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of HC-II assay and PCR for the detection of specific HPV type (HPV 16 E6) in OSMF and OSCC cases as well as find out the prevalence of the high risk HPV (HR-HPV) in these lesions. Four hundred and thirty patients… CONTINUE READING
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