Different HPV genotypes
There are more than 200 different types of HPV, around 40 types of HPV that affect the genital area,1 and 14 clinically relevant high-risk (hr) HPV genotypes.2 The different types of HPV are known as HPV genotypes.1
HPV genotypes are classified based on their ability to cause cancer.3
The prevalence of the different hr-HPV genotypes vary between different populations, and geographical regions.1
HPV, human papillomavirus; hr, high-risk.
1. Park E et al. Sci Rep. 2019;9(12556):1–9.
2. Salazar KL et al. J Am Soc Cytopathol. 2019;8(5):284–92.
3. Basic Information about HPV and Cancer, CDC 2020. Accessed 3 Nov 2021.