Table 2.

High-risk HPV type-specific outcome during the follow-up

Outcomen (%)
Always negative246 (28.9)
New infection99 (11.6)
Persistent infection169 (19.8)
Infection cleared116 (13.6)
One positive Taqman test52 (6.1)
Fluctuator26 (3.1)
Type changed (single)59 (6.9)
Type changed (multiple)35 (4.1)
New infection persisted27 (3.2)
New infection cleared23 (2.7)
Total852 (100.0)