Prevalence and typing of human papilloma virus (HPV) among female sex workers and outpatient women in southern Thailand.

@article{Chandeying2006PrevalenceAT,
  title={Prevalence and typing of human papilloma virus (HPV) among female sex workers and outpatient women in southern Thailand.},
  author={Verapol Chandeying and Suzanne Marie Garland and Sepehr N Tabrizi},
  journal={Sexual health},
  year={2006},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={11-4}
}
BACKGROUND Thai sex workers (SW) have high rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs); however, detection and treatment is often complicated by accessibility to sensitive and accurate diagnostic tests. Self-sampling of women combined with molecular amplification techniques could help in accurate diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of such women. Detection of persistent high-risk human papilloma virus (HPV) in such populations could also be beneficial in identifying women who may need more… CONTINUE READING

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