R Herrero

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Country: Costa Rica

Publications

  1. pmc A large, population-based study of age-related associations between vaginal pH and human papillomavirus infection
    Megan A Clarke
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, DHHS, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 12:33. 2012
  2. pmc Determinants of seropositivity among HPV-16/18 DNA positive young women
    Carolina Porras
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 10:238. 2010
  3. doi request reprint New approaches to cervical cancer screening in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Rolando Herrero
    Proyecto Epidemiologico Guanacaste, Fundacion INCIENSA, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Vaccine 26:L49-58. 2008
  4. pmc Rationale and design of a community-based double-blind randomized clinical trial of an HPV 16 and 18 vaccine in Guanacaste, Costa Rica
    Rolando Herrero
    Proyecto Epidemiologico Guanacaste, Fundacion INCIENSA, Torre La Sabana, 300 Oeste del ICE, Piso 7, Sabana Norte, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Vaccine 26:4795-808. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of human papillomavirus infection and cervical neoplasia in rural Costa Rica
    R Herrero
    Ministry of Health, San Jose, Costa Rica
    J Natl Cancer Inst 92:464-74. 2000
  6. pmc A population based study of herpes simplex virus 2 seroprevalence in rural Costa Rica
    A C Rodriguez
    Guanacaste Project, Costa Rica Foundation for Health Sciences, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Sex Transm Infect 79:460-5. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Worldwide distribution of human papillomavirus types in cytologically normal women in the International Agency for Research on Cancer HPV prevalence surveys: a pooled analysis
    G M Clifford
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Lancet 366:991-8. 2005
  8. pmc Role of paan chewing and dietary habits in cervical carcinoma in Chennai, India
    T Rajkumar
    Cancer Institute WIA, 18 Sardar Patel Road, Adyar, Chennai 600 020, India
    Br J Cancer 88:1388-93. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Absence of association between HPV DNA, TP53 codon 72 polymorphism, and risk of oesophageal cancer in a high-risk area of China
    D Peixoto Guimaraes
    Unit of Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon 08, Cedex, France
    Cancer Lett 162:231-5. 2001
  10. pmc HPV co-factors related to the development of cervical cancer: results from a population-based study in Costa Rica
    A Hildesheim
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Br J Cancer 84:1219-26. 2001

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Publications18

  1. pmc A large, population-based study of age-related associations between vaginal pH and human papillomavirus infection
    Megan A Clarke
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, DHHS, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 12:33. 2012
    ..We examined vaginal pH and the risk of HPV infection, cytological abnormalities, and C. trachomatis infection...
  2. pmc Determinants of seropositivity among HPV-16/18 DNA positive young women
    Carolina Porras
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 10:238. 2010
    ..We evaluated determinants of seropositivity among 646 women infected with HPV-16 and/or HPV-18...
  3. doi request reprint New approaches to cervical cancer screening in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Rolando Herrero
    Proyecto Epidemiologico Guanacaste, Fundacion INCIENSA, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Vaccine 26:L49-58. 2008
    ..An important requisite for screening based on HPV testing will be the quality assurance of the laboratory and the technique by validation and certification measures...
  4. pmc Rationale and design of a community-based double-blind randomized clinical trial of an HPV 16 and 18 vaccine in Guanacaste, Costa Rica
    Rolando Herrero
    Proyecto Epidemiologico Guanacaste, Fundacion INCIENSA, Torre La Sabana, 300 Oeste del ICE, Piso 7, Sabana Norte, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Vaccine 26:4795-808. 2008
    ..4% agreement for all types, kappa 0.59). Follow up will continue with yearly or more frequent examinations for at least 4 years for each participant...
  5. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of human papillomavirus infection and cervical neoplasia in rural Costa Rica
    R Herrero
    Ministry of Health, San Jose, Costa Rica
    J Natl Cancer Inst 92:464-74. 2000
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  6. pmc A population based study of herpes simplex virus 2 seroprevalence in rural Costa Rica
    A C Rodriguez
    Guanacaste Project, Costa Rica Foundation for Health Sciences, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Sex Transm Infect 79:460-5. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Worldwide distribution of human papillomavirus types in cytologically normal women in the International Agency for Research on Cancer HPV prevalence surveys: a pooled analysis
    G M Clifford
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Lancet 366:991-8. 2005
    ..We aimed to compare HPV-type distribution in representative samples of women from different world regions...
  8. pmc Role of paan chewing and dietary habits in cervical carcinoma in Chennai, India
    T Rajkumar
    Cancer Institute WIA, 18 Sardar Patel Road, Adyar, Chennai 600 020, India
    Br J Cancer 88:1388-93. 2003
    ..Conversely, the adverse influence of paan chewing on ICC risk seemed to be attributable to a higher prevalence of cervical HPV infection in women who chewed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Absence of association between HPV DNA, TP53 codon 72 polymorphism, and risk of oesophageal cancer in a high-risk area of China
    D Peixoto Guimaraes
    Unit of Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69372 Lyon 08, Cedex, France
    Cancer Lett 162:231-5. 2001
    ..Our findings do not support the association between risk of oesophageal cancer, human papilloma virus infection, and TP53 codon 72 polymorphism in a Chinese population at high risk of oesophageal cancer...
  10. pmc HPV co-factors related to the development of cervical cancer: results from a population-based study in Costa Rica
    A Hildesheim
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Br J Cancer 84:1219-26. 2001
    ..Among HPV-positive women, multiparity and smoking are risk factors for HSIL/CA. Oral contraceptive use may be associated with HSIL/CA in subgroups of women...
  11. ncbi request reprint TP53 polymorphism, HPV infection, and risk of cervical cancer
    S J Klug
    University of Bielefeld, School of Public Health, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1009-12. 2001
    ..Our results cannot rule out an association between the TP53 polymorphism at codon 72, HPV infection, and the etiology of cervical cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Human leukocyte antigen class I and II haplotypes and risk of cervical cancer
    J D Carreon
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Tissue Antigens 66:321-4. 2005
    ..No HLA haplotype was significantly associated with cervical neoplasia, suggesting that individual allele associations reported to date (e.g. HLA-DR*13) are not likely explained by underlying haplotypes...
  13. pmc Determinants of human papillomavirus 16 serological conversion and persistence in a population-based cohort of 10 000 women in Costa Rica
    S S Wang
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7234, USA
    Br J Cancer 91:1269-74. 2004
    ..Higher HPV-16 viral load at enrollment was associated with seroconversion, and higher antibody titres at enrollment were associated with seropersistence...
  14. pmc Prevalence of papillomavirus infection in women in Ibadan, Nigeria: a population-based study
    J O Thomas
    College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, PMB 5017, GPO, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Br J Cancer 90:638-45. 2004
    ..6: 95% CI: 1.0-2.6). High prevalence of HPV in all age groups may be a distinctive feature of populations where HPV transmission continues into middle age and cervical cancer incidence is very high...
  15. ncbi request reprint Human leukocyte antigen class I and II alleles and risk of cervical neoplasia: results from a population-based study in Costa Rica
    S S Wang
    Interdisciplinary Studies Section, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7234, USA
    J Infect Dis 184:1310-4. 2001
    ..2-23.7). These results support the hypothesis that multiple risk alleles are needed in order to increase risk for cervical neoplasia, but a single protective allele may be sufficient for protection...
  16. pmc Seroprevalence of human papillomavirus-16, -18, -31, and -45 in a population-based cohort of 10000 women in Costa Rica
    S S Wang
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7234, USA
    Br J Cancer 89:1248-54. 2003
    ..DNA- and sero-positive women showed the highest risk for concurrent CIN3/cancer, followed by DNA-positive, sero-negative women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three different volumes of mepivacaine in axillary plexus block using multiple nerve stimulation
    A Serradell
    Service of Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation, Hospital de la Creu Roja, Dos de Maig 301, E 08025 Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Anaesth 91:519-24. 2003
    ..The number of complete sensory blocks was the primary efficacy variable...
  18. pmc A case-control study of endogenous hormones and cervical cancer
    T S Shields
    Hormonal and Reproductive Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, 6120 Executive Blvd, MSC 7234, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Br J Cancer 90:146-52. 2004
    ..Nonetheless, our results do not support the hypothesis that plasma levels of sex hormones have an important bearing on the risk of cervical neoplasia in HPV-infected women...