Distribution of human papillomavirus in a family planning population in nairobi, kenya.

@article{Vuyst2003DistributionOH,
  title={Distribution of human papillomavirus in a family planning population in nairobi, kenya.},
  author={Hugo De Vuyst and Sophia Steyaert and Lieve Van Renterghem and Patricia Claeys and Lucy W. Muchiri and Susan Sitati and Stijn Vansteelandt and Wim H Quint and Bernard Kleter and Eric van Marck and Marleen Temmerman},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2003},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={137-42}
}
BACKGROUND In sub-Saharan Africa, cervical cancer is the leading cancer among women. The causative role of different human papillomavirus (HPV) types in cervical cancer is established, but the distribution of HPV types within this region is largely unknown. GOAL The goal was to study the distribution of HPV among family planning clinic attendees in Nairobi, Kenya. STUDY DESIGN This was a cross-sectional study of persons attending a family planning center in Nairobi, Kenya. RESULTS HPV… CONTINUE READING
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