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Title: Evaluation of any or type-specific persistence of high-risk human papillomavirus for detecting cervical precancer.
Authors: Marks MA,  Castle PE,  Schiffman M,  Gravitt PE
Journal: J Clin Microbiol
Date: 2012 Feb
Branches: CGB, IIB
PubMed ID: 22162556
PMC ID: PMC3264159
Abstract: High-risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) testing is increasingly important. We therefore examined the impact on accuracy of repeated versus one-time testing, type-specific versus pooled detection, and assay analytic sensitivity. By using a nested case-control design from the ASCUS-LSIL Triage Study, we selected women with incident cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 2 or grade 3 (CIN2/3; n = 325) and a random sample of women with