Human papillomavirus. A virus that causes abnormal tissue growth (warts). Some types of HPV are associated with cervical and other types of cancer.

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... Why get tested?
To screen for infection with HPV, some types of which are associated with cervical cancer

When to get tested?
If you are sexually active, have symptoms of HPV infection (genital warts), are age 30 or older, or have an irregular Pap smear

Sample required?
A sampling of cells from the cervical area
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Laryngeal Papillomatosis
... Laryngeal papillomatosis is a disease consisting of tumors that grow inside the larynx (voice box), vocal cords, or the air passages leading from the nose into the lungs (respiratory tract). It is a r...
Source: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Human Papillomavirus and Genital Warts
... Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common causes of sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the world. More than 100 different types of HPV exist, most of which are harmless. About 30 types...
Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

   

Hpv Articles

  • Fact Sheet 3.20
    ... Key Points Human papillomaviruses (HPVs) are a group of more than 100 types of viruses (see Question 1). HPVs are the major cause of cervical cancer. HPVs may also play a role in cancers of the anus, ...
  • Human Papillomavirus and Genital Warts
    ... Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common causes of sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the world. More than 100 different types of HPV exist, most of which are harmless. About 30 types...
  • Laryngeal Papillomatosis
    ... Laryngeal papillomatosis is a disease consisting of tumors that grow inside the larynx (voice box), vocal cords, or the air passages leading from the nose into the lungs (respiratory tract). It is a r...

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