HPV genotypes and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in a multiethnic cohort in the southeastern USA

@inproceedings{Vidal2014HPVGA,
  title={HPV genotypes and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in a multiethnic cohort in the southeastern USA},
  author={Adriana C Vidal and Jennifer Smith and Fidel A. Valea and Rex Bentley and Maggie Gradison and Kimberly S. H. Yarnall and Anne C. Ford and Francine Overcash and Kathy Grant and Susan K. Murphy and Cathrine Hoyo},
  booktitle={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2014}
}
For poorly understood reasons, invasive cervical cancer (ICC) incidence and mortality rates are higher in women of African descent. Oncogenic human papillomavirus (HPV) genotypes distribution may vary between European American (EA) and African-American (AA) women and may contribute to differences in ICC incidence. The current study aimed at disentangling differences in HPV distribution among AA and EA women. Five-hundred and seventy-two women were enrolled at the time of colposcopic evaluation… CONTINUE READING

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