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Prevalence of human papillomavirus types 11, 16 and 18 in cervical swabs. A study of 1362 pregnant women.

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Cervical smears from 1362 pregnant women were examined by filter in situ hybridisation for human papillomavirus (HPV) types 11, 16 and 18. 119 women (8.7%) had HPV-positive smears, HPV 16 being the most common type (61% of all infections). There was a correlation with age (r = 0.63, p = 0.004), the highest incidence found in women less than 22 years old with a decline after the age of 30. The incidence of cervical HPV infection was significantly higher (20.3%, p less than 0.01) in the subgrou...

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Journal:
European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology More from this journal
Volume:
35
Issue:
2-3
Pages:
191-198
Publication date:
1990-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1872-7654
ISSN:
0301-2115
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:68391
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uuid:cea1fe7e-6192-4b95-a98f-76230d9aac73
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pubs:68391
Source identifiers:
68391
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2013-11-17

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