Prevalence and type distribution of human papillomavirus infection in women from North Sardinia, Italy

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p785
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a study, which aims to assess the prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in women between 15 and 54 years of age in North Sardinia, Italy. It identifies the prevalence of high risk-HPV (HR-HPV) genotypes and establishes a correlation between molecular and cytological results. The background, methods, results, and conclusions of the study, are discussed.


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