Human papillomavirus genotype as a predictor of persistence and development of high-grade lesions in women with minor cervical abnormalities.

@article{Londesborough1996HumanPG,
  title={Human papillomavirus genotype as a predictor of persistence and development of high-grade lesions in women with minor cervical abnormalities.},
  author={Philip Londesborough and Lydia Ho and George Terry and Jack Cuzick and Cosette Marie Wheeler and Albert Singer},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1996},
  volume={69 5},
  pages={364-8}
}
Women referred for colposcopy with mild and moderate dyskaryosis and found to have only minor cervical abnormalities were screened for oncogenic human papilloma virus (HPV) types. The natural development of these abnormalities in 42 HPV-positive women was assessed by cytology and colposcopy at 6-month intervals for up to 2 years. As is the case with cancers and high-grade cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia (CIN), minor cervical abnormalities were frequently found to be associated with HPV16… CONTINUE READING