Distribution of HPV-16 variants among isolates from Paraguayan women with different grades of cervical lesion.

@article{Mendoza2013DistributionOH,
  title={Distribution of HPV-16 variants among isolates from Paraguayan women with different grades of cervical lesion.},
  author={Laura Patricia Mendoza and Mar{\'i}a Alejandra Picconi and Santiago Mirazo and Pamela Mongel{\'o}s and Graciela Gim{\'e}nez and Jorge Basiletti and Juan Arbiza},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={122 1},
  pages={44-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the distribution of HPV-16 variants among Paraguayan women with different grades of cervical lesions. METHODS Sixty-seven HPV-16-positive cervical samples obtained from women attending health centers in Paraguay between March 2007 and April 2009 were examined, including 29 low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL), 29 high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL), 4 cervical cancer, and 5 normal cytology samples. The specimens were analyzed by PCR-directed… CONTINUE READING