Detection of precancerous cervical lesions is differential by human papillomavirus type.

@article{Safaeian2009DetectionOP,
  title={Detection of precancerous cervical lesions is differential by human papillomavirus type.},
  author={Mahboobeh Safaeian and Mark Schiffman and Julia C. Gage and Diane Solomon and Cosette Marie Wheeler and Philip E. Castle},
  journal={Cancer research},
  year={2009},
  volume={69 8},
  pages={3262-6}
}
Epidemiologic studies have reported the underrepresentation of cervical precancerous lesions caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) types 18 and 45 (HPV18/45) compared with the proportion of cervical cancers attributed to these HPV types. We investigated the timing of diagnosis of histologic cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 or worse (CIN3+) using data from the atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance-low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion triage study (ALTS). Of the 2,725… CONTINUE READING
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