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Human papillomavirus in infants: transmission, prevalence, and persistence.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21600804     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is very common in reproductive age women. It has been demonstrated that this infection can be transmitted from mother to infant. Evidence of HPV infection can be seen in infant and toddlers. A review of the literate was undertaken to examine the manner in which HPV can be transmitted, the rate at which transmission occurs, and if HPV can persist. The manifestations of HPV were also reviewed. It is not clear what effect the quadravalent HPV vaccine, given to mothers will have on HPV infections in infants.
DeLese E Lacour; Connie Trimble
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2011-05-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1873-4332     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-16     Completed Date:  2012-07-30     Revised Date:  2013-06-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610774     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  93-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Infant, Newborn
Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical*
Papillomavirus Infections / epidemiology*,  transmission*
Grant Support
P30 CA006973/CA/NCI NIH HHS; R01 CA142691/CA/NCI NIH HHS

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