Human papillomavirus genotypes in rural Mozambique.

  title={Human papillomavirus genotypes in rural Mozambique.},
  author={Xavier Castellsagu{\'e} and Clara Men{\'e}ndez and Maria Paz Loscertales and Janet R. Kornegay and Francisco C dos Santos and Francesc Xavier G{\'o}mez-Oliv{\'e} and Bel{\'e}n Lloveras and N Abarca and Neide Vaz and Avertino Barreto and Francesc Xavier Bosch and Pedro Alonso},
  volume={358 9291},
We studied the genotype distribution of cervical human papillomavirus (HPV) infections in an age-stratified sample of 262 women in Mozambique using the PGMYO9-PGMY11 primer system in a reverse line-blot strip-based assay with high sensitivity in type-specific amplification. Despite the low precision of the estimates, we found that HPV-16 was not the dominant type. Instead, HPV 35 was the most commonly identified genotype among HPV-positive women (16/96 [17%]) and women with cervical neoplasia… CONTINUE READING
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