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Volume 18, Number 9—September 2012

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 1

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

HPV-positive categories No. (%) samples
Oral Cervical
All HPV types 45 (9.3) 129 (74.1)
All high-risk HPV types 35 (7.2) 113 (64.9)
HPV 16 14 (2.9) 66 (37.9)
HPV 18 1 (0.2) 25 (14.4)
Total no. samples 483 174

*HPV, human papillomavirus.

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