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Grave prognosis of HPV 16/18 positivity in screened populations

Existing data on HPV type-specific risk is derived largely from unscreened populations. A case control study in a screened UK population indicates a considerable risk of subsequent invasive cervical cancer in women infected with HPV 16 and 18, particularly in women over 40.



http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ijc.25485/abstract