The prevalence of leptotrichia amnionii in cervical swabs of HPV positive and negative women.
The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of Leptotrichia amnionii in cervical swabs of women and its possible correlation with HPV infection and the stage of cervical cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A total of 139 cervical swabs from healthy women with normal cytology, with dysplastic changes and with cervical cancer were tested for the presence of L.amnionii and high-risk HPV DNA by PCR methods. RESULTS: L. amnionii was found in normal vaginal flora and in women with bacter...Expand abstract
- European journal of gynaecological oncology
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