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American Journal of Epidemiology and Infectious Disease. 2013, 1(2), 11-19
DOI: 10.12691/ajeid-1-2-2
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Human Papillomavirus Infections in Adults and Children

Sreedhar K. Krishna1, and Ankeet S. Jethwa2

1Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

2Department of Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester, United Kingdom

Pub. Date: May 26, 2013

Cite this paper:
Sreedhar K. Krishna and Ankeet S. Jethwa. Human Papillomavirus Infections in Adults and Children. American Journal of Epidemiology and Infectious Disease. 2013; 1(2):11-19. doi: 10.12691/ajeid-1-2-2


Human papillomavirus infections (HPV) are incredibly common in both adults and children, with the vast majority of infections being subclinical. Using a systematic approach, this review paper aims to describe the epidemiology of HPV infections by time, person and place.

human papillomavirus HPV

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