Prevalence of human papillomavirus in cervical cancer: a multicenter study in China.

@article{Lo2002PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of human papillomavirus in cervical cancer: a multicenter study in China.},
  author={Keith Wing-kit Lo and Yick-fu Wong and May K M Chan and James Chun-bong Li and Jacky L. S. Poon and Vivian Wei Wang and Sai nan Zhu and Tongjie Zhang and Zhong Gui He and Qiu Liang Wu and Guo Dong Li and John Siu-Lun Tam and T. H. Kahn and Patrick Lam and Tak Hong Cheung and Tony Kwok Hung Chung},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2002},
  volume={100 3},
  pages={327-31}
}
A large-scale epidemiologic survey on the prevalence of different types of human papillomavirus (HPV) in cervical cancer in China is indicated because of the implications for the development of diagnostic probes and vaccines against cervical cancer. A total of 809 cervical cancer specimens were collected from 5 regions in China including Shanghai, Guangzhou, Sichuan, Beijing and Hong Kong. HPV DNA was detected in 83.7% of the specimens. HPV-16 was present in 79.6%, HPV-18 in 7.5%, HPV-52 in 2.6… CONTINUE READING