Human papillomavirus infection in men attending a sexually transmitted disease clinic.

@article{Baldwin2003HumanPI,
  title={Human papillomavirus infection in men attending a sexually transmitted disease clinic.},
  author={Susie B. Baldwin and Danelle R Wallace and Mary R. Papenfuss and Martha E. Abrahamsen and Linda C Vaught and Janet R. Kornegay and Jennifer A Hallum and Stacey A Redmond and Anna Regina Giuliano},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2003},
  volume={187 7},
  pages={1064-70}
}
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the main etiologic agent of anogenital cancers, including cervical cancer, but little is known about the type-specific prevalence of HPV in men. Participants were men aged 18-70 years attending a sexually transmitted disease clinic. Penile skin swabs were assessed for HPV DNA using polymerase chain reaction with reverse line-blot genotyping. Of 436 swabs collected, 90.1% yielded sufficient DNA for HPV analysis. Men with inadequate swab samples were significantly… CONTINUE READING
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