The evaluation of human papillomavirus DNA testing in primary screening for cervical lesions in a large Japanese population.

@article{Inoue2006TheEO,
  title={The evaluation of human papillomavirus DNA testing in primary screening for cervical lesions in a large Japanese population.},
  author={Masaki Inoue and Junko Sakaguchi and Toshiyuki Sasagawa and Masahiro Tango},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={
          1007-13
        }
}
To examine the utility of human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA testing for the screening of cervical cancer and its precursors, a prospective cohort study was performed in which a total of 8156 women with a median age of 36 years were enrolled. Two smear samples scraped from the uterine cervix were served for Papanicolaou test and HPV DNA testing (Hybrid Capture-II system). HPV-positive samples were further examined for HPV subtype using a DNA microarray chip. Women with cytologic abnormality or… CONTINUE READING
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