Epidemiological study in Okinawa, Japan, of human papillomavirus infection of the uterine cervix.

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Toshiyuki Maehama;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology,volume 13,issue 2,pages77-80 (issn: 1064-7449, eissn: 1098-0997)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC1784562, doi: 10.1080/10647440400028151
  • Subject: RG1-991 | RC109-216 | Research Article | Gynecology and obstetrics | Infectious and parasitic diseases
    mesheuropmc: virus diseases | female genital diseases and pregnancy complications

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the prevalence and type distribution of human papillomavirus (HPV) in women with normal cervical cytology and with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia I to III(CIN) or carcinoma of the cervix in Okinawa, Japan. METHODS: We investigated HPV DNA i... View more
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