Human papillomavirus infection in Shenyang City, People's Republic of China: a population-based study

  title={Human papillomavirus infection in Shenyang City, People's Republic of China: a population-based study},
  author={Liankun Li and Min Dai and Gary M Clifford and Wang Qi Yao and Annie Arslan and Nan Li and J F Shi and Peter J. F. Snijders and C J L M Meijer and You Lin Qiao and Silvia Franceschi},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  pages={1593 - 1597}
To investigate the prevalence of, and risk factors for, cervical infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) in Shenyang City, People's Republic of China, we interviewed and obtained cervical cell samples from 685 women aged 15–59 years enumerated from local population lists. Human papillomavirus DNA was detected in cervical cell samples using a GP5+/6+-based PCR assay for 44 HPV types. Human papillomavirus prevalence was 16.8% overall and 13.6% among women without cervical abnormalities (16.6… CONTINUE READING


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