Prevalence of human papillomavirus cervical infection in an Italian asymptomatic population

@article{Centurioni2005PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of human papillomavirus cervical infection in an Italian asymptomatic population},
  author={Maria Grazia Centurioni and Andrea Puppo and Domenico Franco Merlo and Gennaro Pasciucco and Enzo R Cusimano and Rodolfo Sirito and Claudio A Gustavino},
  journal={BMC Infectious Diseases},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={77 - 77}
}
BACKGROUND In the last decade many studies have definitely shown that human papillomaviruses (HPVs) are the major cause of cervical carcinogenesis and, in the last few years, HPV testing has been proposed as a new and more powerful tool for cervical cancer screening. This issue is now receiving considerable attention in scientific and non scientific press and HPV testing could be considered the most important change in this field since the introduction of cervical cytology. This paper reports… CONTINUE READING