Detection of human papillomavirus in cervical biopsies of summer camp ROTC cadets with abnormal papanicolaou smears.

STUDY OBJECTIVE Human papillomavirus (HPV) infections may be the most common sexually transmitted disease (STD) among adolescents and young adults. A strong association exists for certain "high-risk" HPV-type cervical infections and subsequent evolution of cervical cancer and its precursor lesions. The objective of this study was to detect HPV in cervical… (More)