Biochem Biophys Rep 2021 Jul 15;26:100993. Epub 2021 Apr 15.
Laboratório de Biologia Molecular do Câncer, Universidade do Vale do Paraíba, UNIVAP, Instituto de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento, Avenida Shishima Hifumi 2911, Urbanova, São José dos Campos, 12244-000, São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
Background: Approximately 70% of cervical carcinoma cases show the presence of high-risk Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), especially HPV-16 and HPV-18, and can be used to stratify high risk patients from low risk and healthy. Currently, molecular biology techniques such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR) are used to identify the presence of virus in patient samples. While the methodology is highly sensitive, it is labor intensive and time-consuming. Read More