The Prevalence of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in Women using Liquid Base Pap Smear in Rasht, Northern of Iran.

@article{Mehran2015ThePO,
  title={The Prevalence of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in Women using Liquid Base Pap Smear in Rasht, Northern of Iran.},
  author={Seyed Mohamad Mohseni Mehran and Mandana Mansour Ghanaei and Ali Mojtehadi},
  journal={Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR},
  year={2015},
  volume={9 7},
  pages={IC01-IC02}
}
BACKGROUND HPV is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections. However, little is known about its prevalence in the female population in Rasht, Northern of Iran. The aim of this study was to find the incidences of HPV viruses in high-risk women in Rasht by wet Pap smear from 2010 to 2015. MATERIALS AND METHODS This cross-sectional study investigated HPV prevalence and its genotype distribution among 103 apparently healthy and non- healthy women with abnormal cells in pap exam. DNA… CONTINUE READING