Roles of cytomegalovirus and Chlamydia trachomatis in the induction of cervical neoplasia in the mouse.

@article{Heggie1986RolesOC,
  title={Roles of cytomegalovirus and Chlamydia trachomatis in the induction of cervical neoplasia in the mouse.},
  author={Alfred D Heggie and W Budd Wentz and James W Reagan and Donald D. Anthony},
  journal={Cancer research},
  year={1986},
  volume={46 10},
  pages={5211-4}
}
Cytomegalovirus and Chlamydia trachomatis are prevalent sexually transmissible pathogens. They produce persistent infections of the cervix and have been associated with cervical neoplasia. Cytomegalovirus has also been shown to induce transformation of cells in culture. Because of the high prevalence of genital infections with these pathogens and evidence that they may have oncogenic effects on the cervix, cytomegalovirus (strain AD-169) and C. trachomatis (serovar LGV-2) were tested for… CONTINUE READING

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