Human papillomavirus, human immunodeficiency virus and immunosuppression.

  title={Human papillomavirus, human immunodeficiency virus and immunosuppression.},
  author={Lynnette E. Denny and Silvia Franceschi and Silvia de Sanjos{\'e} and I. Boyer Heard and Anna Barbara Moscicki and Joel M Palefsky},
  volume={30 Suppl 5},
The vast majority of women infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) will be co-infected with human papillomavirus (HPV). The interaction between the two sexually transmitted infections appears to be related to the alteration in cell-mediated immunity in HIV infected persons, increased susceptibility, and possibly reactivation of latent HPV infection. Linkage studies of HIV/AIDs and Cancer registries have indicated a 2- to 22-fold increase in cervical cancer in HIV-positive women… CONTINUE READING


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