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Mariela Delgado ; Julia González ; Raimy Mindiola ; Jesvy Velásquez ; Betty Conde ; Denise Whitby ; David J. Munroe ;Investigación Clínica 2009, 50 2

Author: José Núñez-Troconis

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Investigación Clínica ISSN: 0535-5133 riclinicas@gmail.com Universidad del Zulia Venezuela Núñez-Troconis, José; Delgado, Mariela; González, Julia; Mindiola, Raimy; Velásquez, Jesvy; Conde, Betty; Whitby, Denise; Munroe, David J. Prevalence and risk factors of human papillomavirus infection in asymptomatic women in a Venezuelan urban area. Investigación Clínica, vol.
50, núm.
2, 2009, pp.
203-212 Universidad del Zulia Maracaibo, Venezuela Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=372937676007 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Invest Clin 50(2): 203 - 212, 2009 Prevalence and risk factors of human papillomavirus infection in asymptomatic women in a Venezuelan urban area. José Núñez-Troconis1, Mariela Delgado2, Julia González2, Raimy Mindiola3, Jesvy Velásquez3, Betty Conde4, Denise Whitby4 and David J.
Munroe5. Manuel Noriega Trigo Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zulia, 2Maracaibo Policlinic, 3Regional Laboratory of Virological Reference, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela, 4Viral Oncology Section (VOS) Core Laboratory, 5Laboratory of Molecular Technology, SAIC-Frederick, Inc., National Cancer Institute at Frederick, Frederick, MD, USA. 1 Key words: Prevalence, Human Papillomavirus, hybrid capture 2, Venezuela. Abstract.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence and risk factors of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in asymptomatic women, using the HPV DNA Hybrid Capture 2 (HC2) test.
Three hundred and two women who attended the Out-Patient Gynecological Clinic of a tertiary level hospital, in a Venezuelan urban area, were selected for the study.
A pap smear, a cervical swab for HC...





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