Human papillomavirus infection among sexually active young women in the United States: Implications for developing a vaccination strategy.

@article{Manhart2006HumanPI,
  title={Human papillomavirus infection among sexually active young women in the United States: Implications for developing a vaccination strategy.},
  author={Lisa E. Manhart and King K. Holmes and Laura A. Koutsky and Troy R Wood and Donna L Kenney and Qinghua Feng and Nancy B. Kiviat},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={33 8},
  pages={502-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Population-level data on prevalence and distribution of human papillomavirus (HPV) types in the United States are necessary to guide optimal vaccination strategies. STUDY Urine specimens from 3262 women ages 18 to 25 in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Wave III) were tested and typed for HPV. Poststratification sampling weights generated nationally representative estimates. RESULTS Overall HPV prevalence was 26.9% and as high as 14.3% among women with 1… CONTINUE READING

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