Thin-layer liquid-based cervical cytology and PCR for detecting and typing human papillomavirus DNA in Flemish women

@article{Depuydt2003ThinlayerLC,
  title={Thin-layer liquid-based cervical cytology and PCR for detecting and typing human papillomavirus DNA in Flemish women},
  author={Christophe E Depuydt and Annie J. Vereecken and Geert Salembier and A S Vanbrabant and L A Boels and Erik van Herck and Marc Arbyn and Kurt Segers and J. J. P. M. Bogers},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2003},
  volume={88},
  pages={560 - 566}
}
The objective of this study was to document the occurrence and to correlate the prevalence of different human papillomavirus (HPV) types with the cytological results on simultaneously performed thin-layer preparations in a large population of Flemish women. During 1 year, 69 290 thin-layer preparations were interpreted using the Bethesda classification… CONTINUE READING