The use of human papillomavirus typing in detection of cervical neoplasia in Recife (Brazil).

@article{Lorenzato2000TheUO,
  title={The use of human papillomavirus typing in detection of cervical neoplasia in Recife (Brazil).},
  author={Felipe Rinald Barbosa Lorenzato and Linda Ho and George Robert Terry and Albert Singer and Luiz Carlos dos Santos and R. De Lucena Batista and Telma M Lubambo},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  year={2000},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={
          143-150
        }
}
High risk types of human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) play a major role in cervical cancer oncogenesis. This study aims to evaluate the efficacy of HPV detection and typing as a means of identifying cervical neoplasia in a high risk population. A management algorithm for implementation of HPV detection in clinical practice is also proposed. A nested case-control within a cohort study was undertaken in Recife (Brazil). All 479 participants had cervical scrapes collected for HPV detection followed by… CONTINUE READING

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