Determining the cost of genital warts: a study from Ireland.

  title={Determining the cost of genital warts: a study from Ireland.},
  author={Anne Dee and Fred Howell and Catherine O'Connor and Suzanne M Cremin and Kathleen F. Hunter},
  journal={Sexually transmitted infections},
  volume={85 5},
OBJECTIVES To determine the average cost of a case of genital warts, for both males and females, with a view to informing the current debate as to which Human papillomavirus vaccine would have maximum cost-effectiveness in the Irish population. METHODS Contact time between patients and healthcare professionals was prospectively measured at five genitourinary medicine clinics in the south-west of Ireland, over a period of 3 weeks. By identifying all those with genital warts, it was possible to… CONTINUE READING