Immunologic identification of papillomavirus antigen in condyloma tissues from the female genital tract.

@article{Woodruff1980ImmunologicIO,
  title={Immunologic identification of papillomavirus antigen in condyloma tissues from the female genital tract.},
  author={Jonathan Dalrymple Woodruff and Lorraine Braun and Rino Cavalieri and Pramila Gupta and Franklin Pass and Keerti V. Shah},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1980},
  volume={56 6},
  pages={
          727-32
        }
}
Paraffin sections of condylomata acuminata removed from the lower genital canal were stained for papillomavirus antigen by th peroxidase-antiperoxidase test using a broadly cross-reactive antiserum. The antiserum was prepared by immunization of a rabbit with disrupted capsids of papillomavirus purified from a pool of plantar warts. Specific staining was seen as a brown granular reaction in the nuclei of the epithelial cells; this reaction occurred most consistently in the more superficial cells… CONTINUE READING

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