Risk Factors for Cervical Human Papillomavirus Infection and High-Grade Intraepithelial Lesion in Women Aged 20 to 31 Years in Germany

@article{Remschmidt2013RiskFF,
  title={Risk Factors for Cervical Human Papillomavirus Infection and High-Grade Intraepithelial Lesion in Women Aged 20 to 31 Years in Germany},
  author={C. Remschmidt and A. Kaufmann and I. Hagemann and Elena Vartazarova and O. Wichmann and Y. Deler{\'e}},
  journal={International Journal of Gynecologic Cancer},
  year={2013},
  volume={23},
  pages={519 - 526}
}
  • C. Remschmidt, A. Kaufmann, +3 authors Y. Deleré
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Gynecologic Cancer
  • Background Persistent infection with high-risk human papillomaviruses (HPVs) can lead to cervical intraepithelial lesion and cervical cancer. Sexual behavior and smoking have been identified as risk factors for HPV infection. However, it is unclear which factors account for the persistence of HPV infection and for high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL). Therefore, we conducted a study to identify epidemiological risk factors for the following: (1) the presence of HPV among women… CONTINUE READING
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