HPV Oral Prevalence in Scotland (HOPSCOTCH) Feasibility Study
The HOPSCOTCH Study investigated the feasibility of undertaking an epidemiology of the prevalence, incidence, and determinants of oral HPV infection in dental practice settings in Scotland.
HOPSCOTCH was funded from the Scottish Government Chief Scientist Office (CSO) grant no. CZH/4/917
By the study end we recruited 402/500 patients (80% of target), having reached recruitment targets at three of the seven sites.
For a summary of the project results please see CSO focus on Research: http://www.cso.scot.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/CZH_4_917.pdf
The full paper can be accessed at: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0165847