Human papillomavirus: an overview

Rughooputh, Sanjiv and Greenwell, Pamela (2003) Human papillomavirus: an overview. Biomedical Scientist, 47. pp. 1070-1071. ISSN 1352-7673


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Human papillomavirus (HPV) comprises a group of heterogeneous viruses containing many genotypes that can be divided into high-risk and low-risk types, depending on their association with disease. Some 70 HPV types that can infect epithelial surfaces differentially have been identified, including a number that have been implicated in the aetiology of cervical cancer, the most common form of malignant tumour in women worldwide.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Online ISSN 1465-9131
Subjects: University of Westminster > Science and Technology > Life Sciences, School of (No longer in use)
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Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2005
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