Publication
Title
Human papillomavirus type distribution among women with cervical pathology: a study over 4 years at Jimma Hospital, southwest Ethiopia
Author
Abstract
Over the period 19982001 women attending Jimma hospital (southwest Ethiopia) with cervical dysplasia were screened for human papillomavirus (HPV), identifying a prevalence of 67.1% in this population. High-risk HPV types 16 (55.7%), 18 (8.2%), 56 (8.2%), 45 (4.1%), 39 (2.5%), 52 (1.6%), 31 (1.6%), 35 (1.6%), 58 (0.8%), 33 (0.8%), 59 (0.8%) caused severe pathology as single/multiple infection. Strategies need to be envisioned for vaccinating children, young women prior to first sexual contact and preventive screening of HPV high-risk types.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Tropical medicine and international health. - Oxford
Publication
Oxford : 2010
ISSN
1360-2276
Volume/pages
15:8(2010), p. 890-893
ISI
000279939900120
Full text (Publisher's DOI)
UAntwerpen
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Affiliation
Publications with a UAntwerp address
External links
Web of Science
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Last edited 21.06.2017
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