Human papillomavirus (HPV) detection among human immunodeficiency virus-infected pregnant Thai women: implications for future HPV immunization.

@article{Bollen2006HumanP,
  title={Human papillomavirus (HPV) detection among human immunodeficiency virus-infected pregnant Thai women: implications for future HPV immunization.},
  author={Liesbeth J M Bollen and Rutt Chuachoowong and Peter H Kilmarx and Philip A. Mock and Mary E Culnane and Natapakwa Skunodom and Thanyanan Chaowanachan and Bongkoch Jetswang and Kanchana Neeyapun and Suvanna Asavapiriyanont and Anuvat Roongpisuthipong and Thomas Wright and Jordan W. Tappero},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={259-64}
}
BACKGROUND Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected women are at increased risk for developing cervical cancer and for infection with human papillomavirus (HPV). Prophylactic vaccines targeting HPV types 16 and 18 are being evaluated for efficacy among young women. GOAL The goal was to assess the prevalence of HPV among HIV-infected pregnant women in Bangkok and to evaluate the need for prophylactic HPV vaccines studies in this population. STUDY DESIGN The study population consisted of… CONTINUE READING