Lack of association between herpes simplex virus type 2 infection and cervical cancer--Taq Man realtime PCR assay findings.

@article{Farivar2012LackOA,
  title={Lack of association between herpes simplex virus type 2 infection and cervical cancer--Taq Man realtime PCR assay findings.},
  author={Taghi Naserpour Farivar and Pouran Johari and Shilan Shafei and Reza Najafipour},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={
          339-42
        }
}
BACKGROUND About one third of the human population suffer cancer during their lifetime and more than 20% of total morbidity is related to neoplasia. Cervical cancer is generally the most common cancer in developing countries and the second most common in women globally. The role of human papilloma viruses viruses in its induction is clear. However, the involvement of herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is controversial. Therefore a survey was conducted of the prevalence of HSV-2 in patients… CONTINUE READING

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