Table 2

Genotypes in HPV positive women.

Risk category*


HIGH:

total %

HPV type

16

18

31

33

35

45

51

52

56

58

59

Frequency

38

7

13

8

2

1

5

8

5

24

3

114 43.51

Probably HIGH:

HPV type

53

66

68

73

frequency

21

12

1

6

40 15.27

LOW:

HPV type

6

11

42

43

44

54

61

70

72

81

91

frequency

13

6

16

1

2

11

6

10

1

5

2

73 27.86

UNKNOWN:

HPV type

30

34

62

67

74

84

85

86

87

frequency

3

3

1

2

5

7

2

2

10

35 13.36


*According to Munoz et al. (2006) [3], 11 types were classified as high risk, 4 types as probably high-risk; 11 were classified as low-risk. Nine types were grouped as unknown-risk HPV because of their incomplete characterization due to their rare detection or recent identification.

Verteramo et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2009 9:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-9-16

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