What The Study Did: Researchers found that DNA detection of human papillomavirus (HPV) genotypes 16/18 infection in the first and third trimesters of pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of preterm birth.
Authors: Helen Trottier, M.Sc., Ph.D., of the Université de Montréal, is the corresponding author.
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