HPV infection

HPV infection

Periodic health examination, 1995 update: 1. Screening for human papillomavirus infection in asymptomatic women

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English
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Author: 
Ken Johnson
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Canadian Task Force on Preventitive Health Care
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
London, ON

Reviews the evidence for screening for human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in asymptomatic women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Human papillomavirus (HPV)

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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2006
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Explains what HPV is, who can catch it, how you catch it, what happens if you catch it, what kind of treatment there is, and more.

Prevalence and predictors of human papillomavirus infection in women in Ontario, Canada

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Canadian Medical Association (CMA)
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the results of a study to determine the age-specific prevalence of HPV infection and its risk factors in Ontario women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Infections

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English
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Online
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Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides information on genital infections: bacterial vaginosis, crabs, chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis, herpes, HIV/AIDS, human papilloma virus, molluscum contagiosum, syphilis, trichomonas, and yeast infections.

Liquid-based cytology and human papillomavirus testing in cervical cancer screening

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English
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Author: 
Hussein Z. Noorani
Allan Brown
Becky Skidmore
Gavin C.E. Stuart
Publisher: 
Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Evaluates the diagnostic accuracy of detecting precancerous malignant cervical lesions by liquid-based cytology (LBC) and HPV testing, compared to that of Pap smears.

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ISBN 1894978072 (print)
ISBN 1894978080 (electronic version)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Composed of five international agencies wishing to prevent cervical cancer worldwide. Works to clarify, promote, and implement strategies for preventing cervical cancer in developing countries.

Primary Telephone: 
206-285-3500
Email Address: 
accp@path.org
Street Address: 
c/o PATH 1455 NW Leary Way
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Seattle
Province: 
Masachusetts
Postal/ZIP Code: 
98107

National Cervical Cancer Coalition

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving women with, or at risk for, cervical cancer and HPV disease.

Primary Telephone: 
818-909-3849
Email Address: 
info@nccc-online.org
Fax Number: 
818-780-8199
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-685-5531
Street Address: 
A7-7247 Hayvenhurst Ave
City: 
Van Nuys
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
91406

Cross sectional study of conventional cervical smear, monolayer cytology, and human papillomavirus DNA testing for cervical canc

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Author: 
Joël Coste
Béatrix Cochand-Priollet
Patricia de Cremoux
Catherine Le Galès
Isabelle Cartier
Vincent Molinié
Sylvain Labbé
Marie-Cécile Vacher-Lavenu
Philippe Vielh
Publisher: 
British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Compares the sensitivity, specificity, and interobserver reliability of conventional cervical smear tests, monolayer cytology, and human papillomavirus testing for screening for cervical cancer.

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ISSN 14685833

Adults' knowledge and behaviors related to human papillomavirus infection

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Bryan Holcomb
Joanne Motiño Bailey
Mack T. Ruffin, IV
Publisher: 
The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Lexington, KY

Studies adults’ knowledge, risk behaviors, and preference for information about human papillomavirus (HPV). Finds that adults seen in a typical family physician’s office have limited knowledge of HPV.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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