Concomitant Chlamydia trachomatis and human papilloma virus infection cannot be attributed solely to sexual behaviour

@article{Verhoeven2004ConcomitantCT,
  title={Concomitant Chlamydia trachomatis and human papilloma virus infection cannot be attributed solely to sexual behaviour},
  author={Veronique M Verhoeven and Marc F. D. Baay and Joost Weyler and Dirk Avonts and Filip Lardon and Paul Van Royen and Jan Baptist Vermorken},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2004},
  volume={23},
  pages={735-737}
}
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common genital sexually transmitted infection, and persistent high-risk HPV infection is strongly linked to cervical cancer [1]. However, infection with HPV is mainly transient and only a small proportion of women infected with HPV have persistent infection that progresses to cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and invasive cervical cancer. Therefore, it is likely that cofactors are involved, which increase susceptibility to HPV infection by facilitating HPV… CONTINUE READING
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