Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 5th, 2006
Researchers in the United States noted, "Population-level data on prevalence and distribution of human papillomavirus (HPV) types in the United States are necessary to guide optimal vaccination strategies. "
"Urine specimens from 3,262 women ages 18 to 25 in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Wave III) were tested and typed for HPV. Post-stratification sampling weights generated nationally representative estimates," explained Lisa E. Manhart at the University of Washington in Seattle and...
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