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  1. Prevalence of HPV cytomorphologically normal cervical smears as determined by the polymerase chain reaction, is age-dependent.

    Article - En anglais

    The prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) genotypes in relation to age was investigated by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method in cytologically normal smears from 4 different groups of women.

    Group A consisted of young women from a district population, aged 15-34 years, using oral contraceptives and visiting general practitioners for a check-up (n=156); group B were asymptomatic women, aged 35-55, in a district population participating in a triennial screening program for cervical cancer (n=1555); group C and D consisted of women, seen at the gynecological outpatient department for a wide spectrum of gynecological complaints or for control of their hormonal contraception, aged 15-34 years (n=2320), and aged 35-55 years (n=1826) respectively.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Virose, Infection, Prévalence, Dépendance, Appareil génital femelle, Papillomavirus humain, Papillomavirus, Papovaviridae, Virus, Appareil génital femelle pathologie, Frottis vaginal, Age, Epidémiologie, Pays Bas, Europe, Réaction chaîne polymérase, Biologie moléculaire, Exploration, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Viral disease, Infection, Prevalence, Dependence, Female genital system, Human papillomavirus, Papillomavirus, Papovaviridae, Virus, Female genital diseases, Vaginal smear, Age, Epidemiology, Netherlands, Europe, Polymerase chain reaction, Molecular biology, Exploration, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0409281

    Code Inist : 002B05C02E. Création : 199406.