2011
DOI: 10.1590/s0036-46652011000400011
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Abstract: SUMMARYEpstein Barr Virus (EBV) is transmitted commonly by saliva, but it has been found in genital secretions, which suggests sexual transmission and led researchers to connect EBV and cervical neoplasia. People living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are reported to be at high risk of acquiring genital infections and cervical lesions. To verify the presence of EBV in the genital tract and/or it could affect cervical changes, we analyzed cervical smears from 85 HIV seropositive women for EBV DNA determ… Show more

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“…Anelloviruses are also frequent [5,9,10,11,12], while herpesvirus, polyomavirus, and adenovirus are usually detected in a small number of samples [1,5,7,13,14]. Among HIV-positive women, a similar diversity of viruses is found [4,9,15,16], except with a higher prevalence of papillomavirus infection [17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Anelloviruses are also frequent [5,9,10,11,12], while herpesvirus, polyomavirus, and adenovirus are usually detected in a small number of samples [1,5,7,13,14]. Among HIV-positive women, a similar diversity of viruses is found [4,9,15,16], except with a higher prevalence of papillomavirus infection [17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%