Human papillomavirus DNA detected in peripheral blood samples from healthy Australian male blood donors

@article{Chen2009HumanPD,
  title={Human papillomavirus DNA detected in peripheral blood samples from healthy Australian male blood donors},
  author={Alice Che-Ha Chen and Annie Keleher and Mary Anne Kedda and Amanda B. Spurdle and Nigel A. J. McMillan and Annika Antonsson},
  journal={Journal of Medical Virology},
  year={2009},
  volume={81}
}
Recent studies have shown that human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA can be found in circulating blood, including peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs), sera, plasma, and arterial cord blood. In light of these findings, DNA extracted from PBMCs from healthy blood donors were examined in order to determine how common HPV DNA is in blood of healthy individuals. Blood samples were collected from 180 healthy male blood donors (18–76 years old) through the Australian Red Cross Blood Services. Genomic… 
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