High prevalence of human papillomavirus infection in the anus, penis and mouth in HIV-positive men.

@article{Sirera2006HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of human papillomavirus infection in the anus, penis and mouth in HIV-positive men.},
  author={Guillem Sirera and Sebasti{\'a} Videla and M Ba{\~n}uelos Pi{\~n}ol and Mari Paz Ca{\~n}adas and Mariona Llatj{\'o}s and Angel Luis Ballesteros and Francisco Garc{\'i}a-Cuy{\'a}s and Eva Castell{\`a} and Rosa Guerola and Cristina Tural and Celestino Rey-Joly and Bonaventura Clotet},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 8},
  pages={1201-4}
}
Human papillomavirus (HPV) types are associated with squamous cell cancers. HIV infection is linked with a higher prevalence of anal HPV infection. It is important to assess whether HPV is present in other body parts involved in sexual practices to establish a cancer prevention program. A high prevalence of high-risk HPV types was present in the anus, penis and mouth (78, 36 and 30%, respectively) in a cohort of HIV-infected males (men who have sex with men and heterosexual), without evidence… CONTINUE READING

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