Infection with high-risk HPV types among female sex workers in northern Vietnam.

@article{Hoang2013InfectionWH,
  title={Infection with high-risk HPV types among female sex workers in northern Vietnam.},
  author={Huyen Thi Thanh Hoang and Azumi Ishizaki and Cuong Hung Nguyen and Vuong Thi Tran and Kaori Matsushita and Kunikazu Saikawa and Norimitsu Hosaka and Hung Viet Pham and Xiuqiong Bi and Van Thanh Ta and Thuc Van Pham and Hiroshi Ichimura},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  year={2013},
  volume={85 2},
  pages={288-94}
}
Vaccines against two high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) types, HPV-16, and HPV-18, are in use currently, with high efficacy for preventing infections with these HPV types and consequent cervical cancers. However, circulating HPV types can vary with geography and ethnicity. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of HPV types and the association between HPV types and abnormal cervical cytology among female sex workers in Northern Vietnam. Cervical swabs and plasma samples were… CONTINUE READING