Condom use and the risk of genital human papillomavirus infection in young women.

@article{Winer2006CondomUA,
  title={Condom use and the risk of genital human papillomavirus infection in young women.},
  author={Rachel L Winer and James P. Hughes and Qinghua Feng and Sandra F O'Reilly and Nancy B. Kiviat and King K. Holmes and Laura A. Koutsky},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={354 25},
  pages={
          2645-54
        }
}
BACKGROUND To evaluate whether the use of male condoms reduces the risk of male-to-female transmission of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, longitudinal studies explicitly designed to evaluate the temporal relationship between condom use and HPV infection are needed. METHODS We followed 82 female university students who reported their first intercourse with a male partner either during the study period or within two weeks before enrollment. Cervical and vulvovaginal samples for HPV DNA… CONTINUE READING
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