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Sexually Transmitted Diseases:
doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e318254c982
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Disclosure of Genital Human Papillomavirus Infection to Female Sex Partners by Young Men

Arima, Yuzo PhD*; Winer, Rachel L. PhD; Kurth, Ann E. PhD; Martin, Diane P. PhD§; Hughes, James P. PhD; Stern, Michael E. MN, ARNP; Feng, Qinghua PhD; Kiviat, Nancy B. PhD; Koutsky, Laura A. PhD

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Abstract

A survey was administered to male university students who tested positive for high-risk human papillomavirus. Disclosure was more likely in men with fewer partners, in main partnerships, and in longer partnerships. Disclosure was associated with discussing the Pap test/human papillomavirus vaccine with female partners and not associated with a worsening relationship.

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