Epidemiologic Characterization of Human Papillomavirus Infection in Rural Chaozhou, Eastern Guangdong Province of China

@inproceedings{Chen2012EpidemiologicCO,
  title={Epidemiologic Characterization of Human Papillomavirus Infection in Rural Chaozhou, Eastern Guangdong Province of China},
  author={Qiang Chen and Long-Xu Xie and Zhi-Rong Qing and Lie-Jun Li and Zhao-Yun Luo and Min Lin and Shi-Ming Zhang and Wen-Zhou Chen and Bing-Zhong Lin and Qi-li Lin and Hui Li and Wei-Pian Chen and Pei-Yao Zheng and Ling-zhi Mao and Chan-Yu Chen and Chun Yang and Yong-Zhong Zhan and Xiang-Zhi Liu and Jia-kun Zheng and Li-ye Yang},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Human papilloma virus (HPV) infection was the main cause of cervical cancer. There were only a few reports and detailed data about epidemiological research of HPV infection in rural population of China. MATERIALS AND METHODS The cervical cells of rural Chaozhou women were collected, and multiplex real time PCR was firstly performed to detect high-risk HPV (HR-HPV) infection, which could detect 13 types of HR-HPV (types 16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, and 68). Then… CONTINUE READING