Detection of human papilloma virus in women attending the IRCCS , Ospedale oncologico Bari, Southern Italy: Preliminary data

Antonella Crapolicchio, Giovanni Simone, Maria Angela Caponio, Luciana Fumarola, Rosa Monno

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Abstract

We investigated the diffusion of HPV genotypes using molecular methods. HPV DNA was detected in 30.4% of women examined. The genotype HPV 16 was the most common followed by HPV 31, HPV 51 and HPV 58. Mixed infections were observed in 30.4% of HPV positive women. The 66.7% of the lower age group (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)69-73
Number of pages5
JournalNew Microbiologica
Volume29
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2006

Keywords

  • HPV
  • HPV genotypes
  • Morphological abnormalities

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Microbiology

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