Prevalence and multiplicity of HPV in HIV women in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

  title={Prevalence and multiplicity of HPV in HIV women in Minas Gerais, Brazil.},
  author={Christine Miranda Corr{\^e}a and Nara Chartuni Pereira Teixeira and Angela Cristina Labanca de Ara{\'u}jo and Nara de Oliveira Carvalho and Dora Mendez Del Castillo and Rachel Rezende Campos and Isaura Vargas Oliveira and Antonio Alves and Ana Fl{\'a}via de Moura França and Victor Hugo Cunha de Melo},
  journal={Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira},
  volume={57 4},
OBJECTIVE To detect the frequency and subtypes of HPV in the uterine cervix of HIV-infected women. METHODS Sample consisted of 288 HIV-infected women, recruited from the public health system of five cities of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Women were seen from August 2003 to August 2008. Cervical samples were collected for cytological analysis and for HPV DNA detection, using polymerase chain reaction (PCR). HPV DNA was classified according to its oncogenic potential in low risk (types 6, 11) and high… CONTINUE READING
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