Last updated on May 2019

Investigation Into the Infectivity Levels of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in Tonsillar Tissue


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Human Papillomavirus | Palatine Tonsil
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients undergoing routine tonsillectomies who can provide consent to participate over the age of 18 years old would eligible to enter the study. They would all ready be listed for a tonsillectomy after being seen by an ENT surgeon.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients unable to give informed consent
  • If the tonsillectomy is carried out to diagnose cancer
  • Patient chooses to decline recruitment into the study

Recruitment Status: Open


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