Distribution of human papillomavirus types in ThinPrep Papanicolaou tests classified according to the Bethesda 2001 terminology and correlations with patient age and biopsy outcomes.

@article{Evans2006DistributionOH,
  title={Distribution of human papillomavirus types in ThinPrep Papanicolaou tests classified according to the Bethesda 2001 terminology and correlations with patient age and biopsy outcomes.},
  author={Mark Francis Evans and Christine S - C Adamson and Jacalyn L Papillo and Timothy Louis St John and Gladywn Leiman and Kumarasen Cooper},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={106 5},
  pages={1054-64}
}
BACKGROUND A survey of the distribution of human papillomavirus (HPV) types across the spectrum of cervical cytologic categories defined by the Bethesda 2001 guidelines was conducted with the objective of examining how HPV detection by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) analysis may benefit the management of patients who have abnormal Papanicolaou (Pap) test results. METHODS DNA samples from women with no intraepithelial lesion or malignancy (NLM) (n = 300 samples); atypical squamous cells of… CONTINUE READING