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The prevalence of leptotrichia amnionii in cervical swabs of HPV positive and negative women.

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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...

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Kamieniarz, K More by this author
Malinowska, M More by this author
Józefiak, A More by this author
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Journal:
European journal of gynaecological oncology
Volume:
31
Issue:
4
Pages:
425-428
Publication date:
2010
ISSN:
0392-2936
URN:
uuid:387cfcc6-af24-4989-ad8a-7c7058f67afa
Source identifiers:
411461
Local pid:
pubs:411461

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