Geographical Distribution and Risk Association of Human Papillomavirus Genotype 52-Variant Lineages

Chuqing Zhang, Jong Sup Park, Grce Magdalena, Samantha Hibbitts, Joel M. Palefsky, Ryo Konno, Karen K. Smith-McCune, Lucia Giovannelli, Tang Yuan Chu, María Alejandra Picconi, Patricia Piña-Sánchez, Wannapa Settheetham-Ishida, Francois Coutlée, Federico De Marco, Yin Ling Woo, Wendy C S Ho, Martin C S Wong, Mike Z. Chirenje, Tsitsi Magure, Anna Barbara MoscickiIvan Sabol, Alison N. Fiander, Zigui Chen, Martin C W Chan, Tak Hong Cheung, Robert D. Burk, Paul K S Chan

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Abstract

Human papillomavirus (HPV) genotype 52 is commonly found in Asian cases of cervical cancer but is rare elsewhere. Analysis of 611 isolates collected worldwide revealed a remarkable geographical distribution, with lineage B predominating in Asia (89.0% vs 0%-5.5%; Pcorrected

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1600-1604
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Infectious Diseases
Volume210
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 15 2014

Keywords

  • Asia.
  • cervical cancer
  • HPV
  • oncogenic risk
  • phylogeny

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Medicine(all)

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