Unique human papillomavirus-type distribution in South African women with invasive cervical cancer and the effect of human immunodeficiency virus infection.

@article{Aardt2015UniqueHP,
  title={Unique human papillomavirus-type distribution in South African women with invasive cervical cancer and the effect of human immunodeficiency virus infection.},
  author={Matthys Cornelis van Aardt and Greta Dreyer and Hannelie Francina Pienaar and Frank Karlsen and Siri Hovland and Karin Louise Richter and Piet Becker},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={919-25}
}
OBJECTIVES Cervical cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related deaths among South African women. Viral types associated with cervical cancer may differ not only between countries and regions, but possibly also between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected and noninfected women. METHODS In a population with high HIV prevalence, human papillomavirus (HPV)-type infections detected with DNA analyses were reported in a cohort of 299 women diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer… CONTINUE READING