Serological assays for the detection of HPV antibodies.

  title={Serological assays for the detection of HPV antibodies.},
  author={Denise A. Galloway},
  journal={IARC scientific publications},
A variety of serological assays to detect antibodies to genital-type HPVs have been developed. Bacterially expressed fusion proteins, synthetic peptides and HPV 11 virus propagated in a xenograft system have been the most commonly used antigen targets in either Western blot assays or ELISAs. HPV antibodies have been readily detected and most studies suggest… CONTINUE READING