Human papillomavirus prevalence and type distribution in invasive cervical cancer in sub-Saharan Africa.

@article{Denny2014HumanPP,
  title={Human papillomavirus prevalence and type distribution in invasive cervical cancer in sub-Saharan Africa.},
  author={Lynnette E. Denny and Isaac Adewole and Rose Ihuoma Anorlu and Greta Dreyer and Manivasan Moodley and Trudy Smith and Leon Cornelius Snyman and Edwin Kwame Wiredu and Anco C Molijn and Wim H Quint and Gunasekaran Ramakrishnan and Johannes Schmidt},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2014},
  volume={134 6},
  pages={1389-98}
}
In sub-Saharan Africa, invasive cervical cancer (ICC) incidence and mortality are among the highest in the world. This cross-sectional epidemiological study assessed human papillomavirus (HPV) prevalence and type distribution in women with ICC in Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa. Cervical biopsy specimens were obtained from women aged ≥ 21 years with lesions clinically suggestive of ICC. Histopathological diagnosis of ICC was determined by light microscopy examination of hematoxylin and eosin… CONTINUE READING
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