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Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Audio (En español)

The virus that causes human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are two groups of HPV—types that can cause genital warts and types that can cause cancer. HPV is the most frequent cause of cervical cancer. In women with HIV, invasive cervical cancer is an AIDS-defining condition.

See Related Term(s): AIDS-Defining Condition, Cervical Cancer, Opportunistic Infection, Sexually Transmitted Infection

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