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Human papillomavirus (HPV) contamination of gynaecological equipment

Catarino, Rosa
Jacot-Guillarmod, Martine
Guerry, Frederic
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Published in Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2016, vol. 92, no. 1, p. 19-23
Abstract The gynaecological environment can become contaminated by human papillomavirus (HPV) from healthcare workers' hands and gloves. This study aimed to assess the presence of HPV on frequently used equipment in gynaecological practice.
Keywords Cross Infection/prevention & control/virologyCross-Sectional StudiesDNA, ViralDisinfection/standardsEquipment Contamination/prevention & control/statistics & numerical dataFemaleFomites/virologyGynecologyHumansPapillomaviridae/pathogenicityPapillomavirus Infections/prevention & control/transmissionReal-Time Polymerase Chain ReactionVagina/virology
PMID: 26071392
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GALLAY, Caroline et al. Human papillomavirus (HPV) contamination of gynaecological equipment. In: Sexually Transmitted Infections, 2016, vol. 92, n° 1, p. 19-23. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2014-051977 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:89561

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