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HPV TYPES

HPV DNA TEST

More than 300 HPV types have been identified to date by molecular methods. There are approximately 40 types of HPV that cause infection in the anal and genital area. These are classified under three headings: low risk group, possible high risk group and high risk group.

– Those in the low risk group
Type 6, Type 11, Type 40, Type 42, Type 43, Type54, Type61, Type 62, Type 71, Type 72, Type 74, Type 81, Type 91

– Those in the possible high risk group
Type 26, Type 53, Type 66, Type 67, Type 68, Type 69, Type 70, Type 73, Type 82

– Those in the high risk group
Type 16, Type 18, Type 31, Type 33, Type 35, Type 39, Type 45, Type51, Type 52, Type 56, Type 58, Type 59

As a result of the analysis conducted by the Turkish Gynecological Oncology group by collecting data from 12 centers, HPV positivity was found to be 25% in 6388 cases. The HPV positivity rate among those with normal smear results was found to be 27%. The HPV positivity rate was found to be 50.2% in people with abnormal smear results. The most frequently detected HPV type in the group with abnormal smear results is HPV Type 16 (46%). In the group with normal smear results, HPV Type 16 was most frequently detected with a rate of 26.8%. The most common HPV types are HPV Type 16 (32%), HPV Type 6 (17%), HPV Type 11 (9%), HPV Type 18 (8%), HPV Type 31 (6%), HPV Type 51 ( 5%) and HPV Type 33 (3%).