Table 2

HPV DNA in conjunctival papillomas. Comparison of published data

Study Methods HPV types HPV Cases
Fierlbeck (1990)36 ISH61
Michel (1996)37 ISH6/111
Mincione (1992)38 ISH6/1150%4
Mantyjarvi (1989)7 ISH111
McDonnell (1987)6 ISH6/1165%23
Naghashfar (1986)9 SB, ISH 61
Lass (1983)17 SB1150%2
Saegusa (1995)8 PCR16100%5
Nakamura (1997)11 PCR650%8
Assadoullina (1999)12 PCR61
Present studyPCR6/11,1692%52
  • ISH = in situ hybridisation, SB = Southern blotting, PCR = polymerase chain reaction.