Research Article Oncogenic human papilloma virus infection among women attending the cytology clinic of a tertiary hospital in Lagos, South-West Nigeria

@inproceedings{AdegbesanOmilabu2014ResearchAO,
  title={Research Article Oncogenic human papilloma virus infection among women attending the cytology clinic of a tertiary hospital in Lagos, South-West Nigeria},
  author={Maymunah Adesola Adegbesan-Omilabu and Kehinde S Okunade and Sunday Aremu Omilabu},
  year={2014}
}
Background: Cervical cancer is the most common gynaecological cancer and a leading cause of cancer death in women in Nigeria. Persistence infection with high risk or oncogenic Human Papillomavirus (HPV) types is now known to be a necessary cause of cervical cancer. Methods: This study is a descriptive cross-sectional study carried out to determine the prevalence and distribution of oncogenic HPV infection among women seen at the cytology clinic of a tertiary hospital in Lagos South-west Nigeria… CONTINUE READING