The frequency of human papilloma virus types 16, 18 in upper genital tract of women at high risk of developing ovarian cancer.

@article{Bilyk2014TheFO,
  title={The frequency of human papilloma virus types 16, 18 in upper genital tract of women at high risk of developing ovarian cancer.},
  author={Olena Bilyk and Nupur Pande and Tanja Pejovi{\'c} and Lubov Buchinska},
  journal={Experimental oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={121-4}
}
AIM To investigate the incidence of human papilloma virus (HPV) types 16, 18 in upper genital tract of women considered at a high risk (HR) of developing epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC). METHODS HPV 16 and 18 E6 ORF specific semiquantitative PCR was used to screen the incidence of HPV in 20 women at HR of developing EOC and 10 women with no ovarian disease (control). RESULTS The HR subset of fallopian tubes and ovarian tissues showed greater positivity for HPV E6 ORF (40%) as compared to… CONTINUE READING
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