Seroprevalence and risk factors for human papillomavirus in Taiwan.

@article{Wang2007SeroprevalenceAR,
  title={Seroprevalence and risk factors for human papillomavirus in Taiwan.},
  author={Inger J Wang and Ray Viscidi and Kyu Choon Hwang and Tzou Yien Lin and Chin Jieh Chen and Li Mang Huang and Haiwen H. Chen},
  journal={Journal of tropical pediatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={
          14-8
        }
}
The aim of the study was to tailor a future Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine campaign and to help perform early primary prevention of HPV infection in Taiwan, where the incidence of cervical cancer is high. A cross-sectional survey was conducted of 826 female students, ages 10, 13, 16 and 19-22 years. A self-administered questionnaire was used to collect information on risk factors for HPV infection. Serum samples were tested for antibodies to HPV 16 capsids using a virus-like particle-based… CONTINUE READING
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