Evaluation of the role of human papillomavirus in oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma in Belgium.

@article{Lambot2000EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the role of human papillomavirus in oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma in Belgium.},
  author={M Alexandra Lambot and J G Haot and M O P{\'e}ny and Isabelle Fayt and Jean No{\"e}l},
  journal={Acta gastro-enterologica Belgica},
  year={2000},
  volume={63 2},
  pages={154-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the putative role of human papillomavirus (HPV) in the aetiology of oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) in Belgium. METHODS The frequency of HPV infection was determined using HPV DNA PCRamplification with L1 consensus primers MY09-MY11, able to recognise about 40 different HPV types, on twenty-one formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded oesophageal squamous cells carcinomas. Nineteen samples of histologically normal epithelium from the surgical margins of the OSCC… CONTINUE READING

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