Prevalence and genotypic diversity of cervical human papillomavirus infection among women from an urban center in Brazil.

  title={Prevalence and genotypic diversity of cervical human papillomavirus infection among women from an urban center in Brazil.},
  author={Janaina Coser and T da Rocha Boeira and Daniel Simon and Andr{\'e} Salvador Kazantzi Fonseca and Nilo Ikuta and Vagner Ricardo Lunge},
  journal={Genetics and molecular research : GMR},
  volume={12 4},
Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is a common viral sexually transmitted infection and the main cause of cervical cancer in women worldwide. Epidemiological data on the prevalence of HPV in a given population is essential for the establishment of effective prevention strategies. The aim of this study was to determine HPV prevalence in women who attended a public health service within an urban center in Brazil. Cervical samples were collected from 337 women recruited from a primary public… CONTINUE READING
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