HERPES TYPE-2 VIRUS AND CARCINOMA. OP THE CERVIX UTERI IN NIGERIANS: IMMJNOVIRDLOGICAL STUDIES

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AB5TRACT In the search for the etiology of carcinoma of the cervix uteri, various factors have been implicated by various workers, The disease has been shown to have a venereal origin, following on its significant association with coital characteristics. These include early Initiation into hetero-sexual acts and frequency o f coitu3, multiplicity of coital Partners, multiparty, low socio-economic Standards, venereal diseases and circumcision. Extensive epidemiologic studies have indicated that a "venoreally transmitted factor" night be responsible for the induction e. of the squamous cell Varity of the malignant disease, Recently, a strain o f Herpes Simplex virus, antigenic ally distinct from the strain commonly associated with oral lesions, and designated Genital Herpes or Herpes Type-2 (HT-2) virus, was shown to be venereally transmitted, and aight have oncogenic poten tialities on the cervix. At the time the present studies were contemplated, lit t le was documented about the clinical and histopathologic presentation of Carcinoma of the cervix in Ibadan. There was also no knowledge of the prevalence of Herpes Type-2 virus antibodies in the population, nor of the precise relationship, i f any, of the virus to carcinoma of the cervix uteri in Ibadan^ It was clear however, as a result of the work Edington and Eaclean (1965) that carcinoma of the cervix uteri is very common in Ibadan, where it was shown to form the commonest female malignancy.  

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CDR, C (2021). HERPES TYPE-2 VIRUS AND CARCINOMA. OP THE CERVIX UTERI IN NIGERIANS: IMMJNOVIRDLOGICAL STUDIES. Afribary.com: Retrieved April 10, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/herpes-type-2-virus-and-carcinoma-op-the-cervix-uteri-in-nigerians-immjnovirdlogical-studies

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Coalition, CDR. "HERPES TYPE-2 VIRUS AND CARCINOMA. OP THE CERVIX UTERI IN NIGERIANS: IMMJNOVIRDLOGICAL STUDIES" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 03 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/herpes-type-2-virus-and-carcinoma-op-the-cervix-uteri-in-nigerians-immjnovirdlogical-studies . Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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Coalition, CDR. "HERPES TYPE-2 VIRUS AND CARCINOMA. OP THE CERVIX UTERI IN NIGERIANS: IMMJNOVIRDLOGICAL STUDIES". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 03 Apr. 2021. Web. 10 Apr. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/herpes-type-2-virus-and-carcinoma-op-the-cervix-uteri-in-nigerians-immjnovirdlogical-studies >.

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Coalition, CDR. "HERPES TYPE-2 VIRUS AND CARCINOMA. OP THE CERVIX UTERI IN NIGERIANS: IMMJNOVIRDLOGICAL STUDIES" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed April 10, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/herpes-type-2-virus-and-carcinoma-op-the-cervix-uteri-in-nigerians-immjnovirdlogical-studies