Prevalence of cervical and intrauterine human papillomavirus infection in the third trimester in asymptomatic women.

@article{Worda2005PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of cervical and intrauterine human papillomavirus infection in the third trimester in asymptomatic women.},
  author={Christof Worda and Ambros Huber and Gernot Hudelist and Chr. Schatten and Heinz Leipold and Klaus F Czerwenka and Wolfgang Eppel},
  journal={Journal of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation},
  year={2005},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={
          440-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence and association of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in the cervix of pregnant women without visible signs of genital HPV infection undergoing cesarean delivery in the third trimester and to investigate a possible HPV transmission to the fetus. METHODS All women underwent cesarean delivery between 37 and 40 weeks of gestation. Cervical samples were taken prior to cesarean delivery. Furthermore amniotic fluid, placental tissue, and cord blood were sampled… CONTINUE READING
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