Estimating progression rates for human papillomavirus infection from epidemiological data.


A Markov model was constructed in order to estimate type-specific rates of cervical lesion progression and regression in women with high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV). The model was fitted to age- and type-specific data regarding the HPV DNA and cytological status of women undergoing cervical screening in a recent screening trial, as well as cervical… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0272989X09336140


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