Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus Genotypes and Abnormal Pap Smears Among Women in the Military Health System.
J Community Health 2017 Nov 22. Epub 2017 Nov 22.
Adolescent Medicine, Joint Base San Antonio/Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX, USA.
Human papillomavirus infection (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection among United States Military Servicemembers, and present in the majority of cervical cancers. Many of these infections are preventable, but HPV immunization is not mandatory during military service. The objective of this study was to examine the prevalence of vaccine-preventable cervical disease among women enrolled in the San Antonio Military Health System. Read More