Prevalence of human papillomavirus in cervical scrapes, as analyzed by PCR, in a population-based sample of women with and without cervical dysplasia.

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HPV is suspected of being a major cause of cancer of the uterine cervix. To understand the risk of disease in the general population of women, it is important to estimate the prevalence of HPV infection in a random population-based sample of women without disease. In this study, a total of 231 randomly selected women without dysplasia (controls) were… (More)

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@article{Gjoen1996PrevalenceOH, title={Prevalence of human papillomavirus in cervical scrapes, as analyzed by PCR, in a population-based sample of women with and without cervical dysplasia.}, author={K Gj\ooen and A. O Olsen and Patrick C Magnus and Bjorn Grinde and T. Sauer and I Orstavik}, journal={APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica}, year={1996}, volume={104 1}, pages={68-74} }