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Revista Española de Sanidad Penitenciaria
versión impresa ISSN 1575-0620
CANCHE, J.R. et al. Infection by human papilloma virus amongst female inmates in a social re-adaptation centre in South-West Mexico. Rev. esp. sanid. penit. [online]. 2011, vol.13, n.3, pp.84-90. ISSN 1575-0620.
Introduction: The aim of this work is describe the epidemiology of HVP amongst female inmates. Material and methods: A total of 82 women were studied in a cross sectional study. Epidemiological data were collected through a direct interview. Samples of cervical cells were taken. HPV and genotypes were identified by molecular test. Results: Global HPV prevalence was 20.7%. Fifteen different genotypes were identified 60% low risk HPV, 26.7% high risk HPV and 13.3% were not classified in any of the two groups. Types 6/11were the most common. 23.5% (04/17) of HPV positives samples had multiple infections, 3 with 2 genotypes and one with 3. Association between infection with HPV and smoking was found, p= 0.0258, OR 3.79 IC 95% (1.01-15.58).
Palabras clave : Uterine cervical neoplasms; Prisons; Women; Mexico; Tobacco; HIV; Risk factors; Sexually transmitted diseases.