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Table 2 Results of PCR analysis of oral samples and urine samples by liquid-based cytology

From: Prevalence of human papillomavirus infection in the oropharynx and urine among sexually active men: a comparative study of infection by papillomavirus and other organisms, including Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma spp., and Ureaplasma spp

  Oral cavity Urine P-value
  (n  =  213) (n  =  213)  
Number of adequate samples (%) 213 (100%) 208 (97.7%)  
HPV detection rate (%) 40 (18.8%) 46 (22.1%) 0.331
High-risk HPV detection rate (%) 30 (14.1%) 32 (15.4%) 0.575
Low-risk HPV detection rate (%) 12 (5.6%) 19 (9.1%) 0.276
Frequency of single-type HPV infection (%) 30 (75.0%) 24 (52.2%) 0.029
N. gonorrhoeae (%) 36 (15.6%) 19 (9.1%) 0.018
C. trachomatis (%) 9 (4.2%) 33 (15.9%) < 0.001
M. genitalium (%) 11 (5.2%) 16 (7.7%) 0.290
M. hominis (%) 22 (10.3%) 13 (6.3%) 0.130
Ureaplasma spp. (%) 34 (16.0%) 40 (19.2%) 0.378
  1. PCR, polymerase chain reaction; HPV, human papillomavirus.