Human papillomavirus genotypes in cervical cancers in Mozambique.

  title={Human papillomavirus genotypes in cervical cancers in Mozambique.},
  author={Pontus Naucler and Flora Mabota Da Costa and Otto Ljungberg and Ant{\'o}nio Bugalho and Joakim Dillner},
  journal={The Journal of general virology},
  volume={85 Pt 8},
The distribution of human papillomavirus (HPV) types in cervical cancers is essential for design and evaluation of HPV type-specific vaccines. To follow up on a previous report that HPV types 35 and 58 were the dominant HPV types in cervical neoplasia in Mozambique, the HPV types in a consecutive case series of 74 invasive cervical cancers in Mozambique were determined. The most common worldwide major oncogenic HPV types 16 and 18 were present in 69 % of cervical cancers, suggesting that a… CONTINUE READING

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