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  1. Content type: Research article

    Prevalence of high risk (HR) human papillomavirus (HPV) types in the states of San Luis Potosí (SLP) and Guanajuato (Gto), Mexico, was determined by restriction fragment length-polymorphism (RFLP) analysis on ...

    Authors: Rubén López-Revilla, Luz A Martínez-Contreras and Mireya Sánchez-Garza

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2008 3:3

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    The diagnosis of late onset breast cancer in a father, mother, and daughter living in the same house for decades suggested the possibility of an environmental agent as a common etiological factor. Both molecul...

    Authors: Polly R Etkind, Alexandre FR Stewart and Peter H Wiernik

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2008 3:2

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The rapid and accurate detection and identification of the new subtype of the pathogens is crucial for diagnosis, treatment and control of the contagious disease outbreak. Here, in this study, an approach to d...

    Authors: Da-Zhi Jin, Xiao-Jing Xu, Su-Hong Chen, Si-Yuan Wen, Xue-En Ma, Zheng Zhang, Feng Lin and Sheng-Qi Wang

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:23

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Cryptosporidiosis represents a major public health problem. This infection has been reported worldwide as a frequent cause of diarrhoea. Particularly, it remains a clinically significant opportunistic infectio...

    Authors: Gabriela Certad, Tramy Ngouanesavanh, Karine Guyot, Nausicaa Gantois, Thierry Chassat, Anthony Mouray, Laurence Fleurisse, Anthony Pinon, Jean-Charles Cailliez, Eduardo Dei-Cas and Colette Creusy

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:22

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Human papillomavirus (HPV) has been confirmed as the primary etiological factor that transforms cervical epithelia into cancer. The presence of HPV in oral cancers suggests that HPV may play a similar role in ...

    Authors: Nicole Reddout, Todd Christensen, Anthony Bunnell, Dayne Jensen, Devin Johnson, Susan O'Malley and Karl Kingsley

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:21

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are hypothesized to play a role in the development of prostate cancer, perhaps due to inflammation-induced oncogenesis. We assessed in a nationally representative populat...

    Authors: David M Werny, Mona Saraiya, Xiao Chen and Elizabeth A Platz

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:19

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Poly(ADP-ribosylation) is a post-translational modification of nuclear proteins involved in several cellular events as well as in processes that characterize the infective cycle of some viruses. In the present...

    Authors: Stefania Mattiussi, Italo Tempera, Giulia Matusali, Giulia Mearini, Luisa Lenti, Silvia Fratarcangeli, Luciana Mosca, Maria D'Erme and Elena Mattia

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:18

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  8. Content type: Meeting report

    This is a short summary of a meeting of the "African-Caribbean Cancer Consortium", jointly organized by the University of Pittsburgh, Department of Epidemiology and the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institut...

    Authors: Camille C Ragin, Emanuela Taioli, Norma McFarlane-Anderson, Gordon Avery, Franklyn Bennett, Adelia Bovell-Benjamin, Angela Brown Thompson, Agatha Carrington, Lydia Campbell-Everett, Jacqueline Ford, Anselm Hennis, Maria Jackson, Sandra Lake, M Cristina Leske, Carol Magai, Barbara Nemesure…

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:17

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Cervical carcinoma (CC) is a leading cause of death among women worldwide. Human papilloma virus (HPV) is a major etiological factor in CC and HPV 16 is the more frequent viral type present. Our aim was to cha...

    Authors: Carlos Pérez-Plasencia, Guelaguetza Vázquez-Ortiz, Ricardo López-Romero, Patricia Piña-Sanchez, José Moreno and Mauricio Salcedo

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:16

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  10. Content type: Research article

    We describe type-specific progression, regression and persistence of incident human papillomavirus (HPV)-6-11-16 and -18 infections, along with type distribution in cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia (CIN) le...

    Authors: Ralph P Insinga, Erik J Dasbach, Elamin H Elbasha, Kai-Li Liaw and Eliav Barr

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:15

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  11. Content type: Research article

    The human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) regulatory protein, Nef, is an attractive vaccine target because it is involved in viral pathogenesis, is expressed early in the viral life cycle and harbors man...

    Authors: Andreas Bråve, Lindvi Gudmundsdotter, Georg Gasteiger, Kristian Hallermalm, Wolfgang Kastenmuller, Erik Rollman, Andreas Boberg, Gunnel Engström, Sven Reiland, Antonio Cosma, Ingo Drexler, Jorma Hinkula, Britta Wahren and Volker Erfle

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:14

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  12. Content type: Review

    Simian virus 40 (SV40) is a monkey virus that was administered to human populations by contaminated vaccines which were produced in SV40 naturally infected monkey cells.

    Authors: Fernanda Martini, Alfredo Corallini, Veronica Balatti, Silvia Sabbioni, Cecilia Pancaldi and Mauro Tognon

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:13

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Data from Egyptian studies provide widely varying estimates on the prevalence of pre-malignant and malignant cervical abnormalities and human papilloma virus (HPVs) infection. To define the prevalence and risk...

    Authors: Howayda S Abd El All, Amany Refaat and Khadiga Dandash

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:12

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  14. Content type: Methodology

    Human papillomavirus (HPV) genotyping is important for following up patients with persistent HPV infection and for evaluation of prevention strategy for the individual patients to be immunized with type-specif...

    Authors: Sin Hang Lee, Veronica S Vigliotti, Jessica S Vigliotti and Suri Pappu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:11

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  15. Content type: Short report

    New potent vaccine adjuvants are desirable for increasing the efficacy of novel vaccine modalities such as DNA and peptides. We therefore tested if syngeneic erythrocytes could serve as delivery vectors for se...

    Authors: Andreas Boberg, Sabrina Dominici, Andreas Brave, Kristian Hallermalm, Jorma Hinkula, Mauro Magnani and Britta Wahren

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:9

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  16. Content type: Methodology

    Few reports of the utilization of an accurate, cost-effective means for measuring HPV oncogene transcripts have been published. Several papers have reported the use of relative quantitation or more expensive T...

    Authors: Michael E Scheurer, Laura M Dillon, Zhuo Chen, Michele Follen and Karen Adler-Storthz

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:8

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV-16) infection is an important cause of cervical cancer, other anogenital cancers and, possibly, some oral and pharyngeal cancers. The association of HPV-16 with oesophageal an...

    Authors: Freddy Sitas, Margaret Urban, Lara Stein, Valerie Beral, Paul Ruff, Martin Hale, Moosa Patel, Dianne O'Connell, Xue Qin Yu, Anke Verzijden, Dianne Marais and Anna-Lise Williamson

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:6

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Engagement of CD40 promotes survival of undifferentiated nasopharyngeal carcinoma (UNPC) cells and similar effects are induced by the EBV oncoprotein LMP-1 that is expressed in a fraction of cases. Considering...

    Authors: Laura Caggiari, Massimo Guidoboni, Emanuela Vaccher, Luigi Barzan, Giovanni Franchin, Annunziata Gloghini, Debora Martorelli, Paola Zancai, Maria Teresa Bortolin, Mario Mazzucato, Diego Serraino, Antonino Carbone, Paolo De Paoli and Riccardo Dolcetti

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:5

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  19. Content type: Review

    Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a highly and abnormally vascularized tumor-like lesion affecting the skin, lymphnodes and viscera, which develops from early inflammatory stages of patch/plaque to late, nodular tumors...

    Authors: Pawan Pyakurel, Fatemeh Pak, Amos R Mwakigonja, Ephata Kaaya and Peter Biberfeld

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:4

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  20. Content type: Short report

    A quantitative PCR method was established to quantify human bocavirus (HBoV) genomic copies in clinical specimens from children with lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) in China. A total of 257 respirato...

    Authors: Feng Lin, Aiping Zeng, Ningmin Yang, Haiyan Lin, En Yang, Shengqi Wang, David Pintel and Jianming Qiu

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:3

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  21. Content type: Review

    Helicobacter pylori is an important yet unproven etiological agent of gastric cancer. H. pylori infection is more prevalent in developing Asian countries like India and it is usually acquired at an early age. It ...

    Authors: Yusuf Akhter, Irshad Ahmed, S Manjulata Devi and Niyaz Ahmed

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:2

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  22. Content type: Research article

    The distribution of human papillomaviruses (HPVs) varies greatly across populations and HPV surveys have been performed in different geographical regions in order to apply appropriate vaccine strategies. Littl...

    Authors: Maria Lina Tornesello, Maria Luisa Duraturo, Luigi Buonaguro, Gabriele Vallefuoco, Roberto Piccoli, Stefano Palmieri and Franco M Buonaguro

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2007 2:1

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  23. Content type: Short report

    Human papilloma viruses (HPV) are the necessary cause of invasive cervical cancer (ICC). Of the many different types identified so far, only a few of them account for the great majority of cases worldwide, wit...

    Authors: Annarosa Del Mistro, Helena Frayle Salamanca, Rossana Trevisan, Roberta Bertorelle, Anna Parenti, Emanuela Bonoldi, Paola Zambon and Daria Minucci

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2006 1:9

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Earlier we suggested the concept of the positive evolutionary role of tumors. According to this concept, tumors provide conditions for the expression of evolutionarily new and/or sleeping genes in their cells....

    Authors: Andrei P Kozlov, Yuri P Galachyants, Ilya V Dukhovlinov, Nickolai A Samusik, Ancha V Baranova, Dmitry E Polev and Larisa L Krukovskaya

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2006 1:8

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  25. Content type: Research article

    It has been postulated that inflammation caused by certain viruses might result in cancer. Recently, it was shown that childhood lymphoblastic leukemia, breast and ovarian cancers express an interferon-related...

    Authors: Mariana Fernandez-Cobo, Stella M Melana, James F Holland and Beatriz GT Pogo

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2006 1:7

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  26. Content type: Methodology

    Human papillomaviruses (HPVs) are the primary etiological agents of cervical cancer and are also involved in the development of other tumours (skin, head and neck). Serological survey of the HPV infections is ...

    Authors: Paola Di Bonito, Felicia Grasso, Stefania Mochi, Luisa Accardi, Maria Gabriella Donà, Margherita Branca, Silvano Costa, Luciano Mariani, Alberto Agarossi, Marco Ciotti, Kari Syrjänen and Colomba Giorgi

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2006 1:6

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  27. Content type: Short report

    Data from Africa on infection with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) are sparse. Therefore, as part of an epidemiological study of cancer in Uganda, we investigated the prevalence and determinants of antibodies aga...

    Authors: Robert Newton, John L Ziegler, Delphine Casabonne, Lucy Carpenter, Benjamin D Gold, Marilyn Owens, Valerie Beral, Edward Mbidde, D Maxwell Parkin, Henry Wabinga, Sam Mbulaiteye and Harold Jaffe

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2006 1:5

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  28. Content type: Short report

    Genetic and phylogenetic information on the HIV-1 epidemic in Middle-East Countries, and in particular in Iran, are extremely limited. By March 2004, the Iranian Ministry of Health officially reported a cumula...

    Authors: HR Naderi, M Tagliamonte, ML Tornesello, M Ciccozzi, G Rezza, R Farid, FM Buonaguro and L Buonaguro

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2006 1:4

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Infections with certain human herpesviruses have been established as risk factors for some cancer types. For example, Epstein-Barr Virus is considered a cause of Burkitt's lymphoma and other immunosuppression ...

    Authors: A Berrington de González, MI Urban, F Sitas, N Blackburn, M Hale, M Patel, P Ruff, R Sur, R Newton and V Beral

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2006 1:2

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  30. Content type: Editorial

    Infectious Agents and Cancer is a new open access, peer-reviewed, online journal, which encompasses all aspects of basic, clinical and translational research that provide an insight into the association between c...

    Authors: Franco M Buonaguro, George K Lewis and PierGiuseppe Pelicci

    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2006 1:1

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