Human papillomavirus DNA in oral squamous cell carcinomas and normal oral mucosa.

@article{Kansky2003HumanPD,
  title={Human papillomavirus DNA in oral squamous cell carcinomas and normal oral mucosa.},
  author={Andrej A Kansky and Mario Poljak and Katja Seme and Bo{\vs}tjan J Kocjan and Nina Gale and Bo{\vs}tjan Luzar and Rastko Golouh},
  journal={Acta virologica},
  year={2003},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={
          11-6
        }
}
To elucidate the putative etiologic role of human papillomaviruses (HPV) in oral carcinogenesis, a comparative study was carried out on 62 tissue specimens of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) and on 62 specimens of histologically normal oral mucosa obtained from the individuals who matched the subjects with OSCC in age, gender, localization of obtained tissue specimens, drinking and smoking habits. Internal control amplification showed that amplifiable DNA was recovered from 59/62 and 61/62… CONTINUE READING

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