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Table 3 Proportion of HPV types identified by PCR in OSSN and Pterygium tissues

From: Multiple oncogenic viruses identified in Ocular surface squamous neoplasia in HIV-1 patients

Virus Type OSSN Pterygium
HPV-6 21% 0
HPV-11 46% 63%
HPV-16 61% 75%
HPV-18 54% 63%
HPV-31 25% 0
HPV-33 4% 0
  1. Proportion of HPV types identified in patient samples by use of type specific HPV primers, HPV types 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, and 33. It is noted that HPV-11, 16, and 18 were common in both OSSN and pterygia cases, with HPV-6, 31, and 33 only detected in OSSN cases.