Influence of ovarian stimulation on the detection of human papillomavirus DNA in cervical scrapes obtained from patients undergoing assisted reproductive techniques.

@article{Strehler1999InfluenceOO,
  title={Influence of ovarian stimulation on the detection of human papillomavirus DNA in cervical scrapes obtained from patients undergoing assisted reproductive techniques.},
  author={Erwin Strehler and Karl Sterzik and D Malthaner and Heike Hoyer and Ingo Nindl and Achim Schneider},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={1999},
  volume={71 5},
  pages={815-20}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether gonadotropin stimulation influences the detection of human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA in cervical scrapes. DESIGN Prospective, controlled study. SETTING Tertiary care infertility clinic. PATIENT(S) Two hundred ninety-four patients enrolled in an IVF or IUI program. Two thousand two hundred sixty-two women from an ongoing screening study who were of similar age served as a control group. INTERVENTION(S) Cervical scrapes were obtained with a cytobrush before… CONTINUE READING