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Faculty of Medicine, Andalas University, Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia & Microbiology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Riau, Pekanbaru, Riau, Indonesia.
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Background: Cervical cancer is the fourth most deadly cancer in the world, and it is caused by infection of high-risk subtypes of Human PapillomaVirus (HPV) in most cases. The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence oncogenic HPV in cervical cancer patients in Riau Province Indonesia and to determine the clinical manifestation of HPV in cervical cancer patients in Riau Province Indonesia.

Methods: This research was a descriptive study conducted at Arifin Achmad General Hospital Riau from February to August 2018 which aimed to analyze HPV genotype prevalence oncogenic of cervical cancer patients.

Results: This study showed out 86 of 110 women (78.1%) were found HPV positive, and the most common genotype of HPV was HPV 16 (38.2%). The average age of cervical cancer patient was 50 years old, and the average number of parities was 4 times. The majority of participants were married at the age before 20 years (77.3%) and had low educational background (64.5%). Vaginal bleeding happened in more than half of the participant as major clinical manifestation (72.7%), followed by fluor albus (72.7%), pelvic pain (60.2%) and fatigue (65.9%).

Conclusions: The most common HPV genotype in Riau Province was HPV type 16 and the most common clinical symptoms of cervical cancer patient were vaginal bleeding, fluor albus, pelvic pain and fatigue.
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Type of Article: Original Article | Subject: Molecular Biology
Received: 2021/03/16 | Accepted: 2021/04/18

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