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Genital carriage of human papilloma virus (HPV) DNA in prepubertal girls with and without vulval disease.

Abstract:

Human papilloma virus (HPV) can reach a child's anogenital area by vertical transmission or by close contact, which can be either sexual or nonsexual. Our objective was to compare HPV in prepubertal girls with and without lichen sclerosus (LS). We compared the frequencies and types of HPV in girls with LS with those in children with non-LS vulval disease (vulval swab and urine) and in children with no known vulval disease (urine only). HPV DNA was detected using a nested polymerase chain reac...

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Strauss, S More by this author
Wojnarowska, F More by this author
Journal:
Pediatric dermatology
Volume:
20
Issue:
3
Pages:
191-194
Publication date:
2003
DOI:
EISSN:
1525-1470
ISSN:
0736-8046
URN:
uuid:d45e1a71-855c-4e84-a62c-5b46400cb72f
Source identifiers:
8996
Local pid:
pubs:8996

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