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Volume 18, Number 9—September 2012

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Prevalence of Oral Human Papillomavirus Infection among Youth, Sweden

Juan Du, Cecilia Nordfors, Andreas Ährlund-Richter, Michal Sobkowiak, Mircea Romanitan, Anders Näsman, Sören Andersson, Torbjörn Ramqvist, and Tina DalianisComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden (J. Du, C. Nordfords, A. Ährlund-Richter, M. Sobkowiak, M. Romanitan, A. Näsman, T. Ramqvist, T. Dalianis); Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, Stockholm (S. Andersson); and Örebro University Hospital, Örebro, Sweden (S. Andersson)

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Table 2

HPV types detected in oral and cervical samples from 24 female youth with oral HPV infection, Stockholm, Sweden*

Patient no. Types detected from oral samples
Types detected from cervical samples
High risk Putative high risk Low risk High risk Putative high risk Low risk
1 16 16, 18, 51, 82 53
2 16 16, 33, 45 66 43
3 16 16, 18, 39 6, 42
4 16 16, 18, 31, 45, 73 42, 43
5 16 16, 31, 51, 52, 59 53 42
6 16 16, 51
7 16 16 42
8 16 16
9 18 18 6
10 39, 51, 56, 59 16, 39, 51, 52, 56, 59, 82 66 42
11 51 51 42, 43
12 51 51, 82
13 56, 59 16, 56, 59
14 82 18, 51, 52, 58, 68, 82 53 42
15 82 16, 18, 51, 58, 82 53
16 53 33, 45, 51, 82 53
17 53 53 42, 43
18 42 42
19 42 45, 56, 59 66 42
20 42 16, 33, 52, 56, 59 53 6, 42
21 82 16, 33, 45, 73 11
22 73 16, 18, 52, 56 53, 66
23 16
24 42

*Boldface indicates HPV types found in both oral and cervical samples from the same person. HPV, human papillomavirus.

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