The association of human papillomavirus type 16 E6 and E7 antibodies with stage of cervical cancer.

@article{Fisher1996TheAO,
  title={The association of human papillomavirus type 16 E6 and E7 antibodies with stage of cervical cancer.},
  author={Susan Gross Fisher and Luis Ben{\'i}tez-Bribiesca and Ingo Nindl and E Stockfleth and Martin R Muller and Hans Julius Wolf and F{\'e}lix P{\'e}rez-Garc{\'i}a and J Guzman-Gaona and F Gutierrez-Delgado and William Irvin and Lutz Gissmann},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={1996},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={73-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Previous investigators have reported higher HPV type 16 antibody positivity among cervical cancer patients than among healthy women. The objective of this study was to determine the association of HPV 16 antibody levels with the stage of cervical cancer. METHODS Pretreatment tumor biopsies and sera were obtained from 137 newly diagnosed cervical cancer patients residing in Mexico. Using peptide ELISA and radioimmunoprecipitation assay (RIPA), HPV 16 E6- and E7-specific antibodies… CONTINUE READING