Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 15th, 2006
"The presence of HPV genome in lung carcinomas has been reported worldwide but its frequency varies from country to country. We examined HPV genome in 36 lung carcinomas, consisting of 14 squamous cell carcinomas, 13 adenocarcinomas, and 9 small cell carcinomas, collected from Colombia, Mexico and Peru," researchers in Japan reported.
"PCR analysis using GP5+/IGP6+ primers, combined with Southern blot hybridization, found the presence of HPV genome in 10 (28%) of 36 cases," explained A. Castillo and colleagues, Kagoshima University. "This...
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