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Volume 14, Number 6—June 2008

CME ACTIVITY - Research

Transmission of Human Papillomavirus in Heterosexual Couples

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Transmission of Human Papillomavirus in Heterosexual Couples

CME Questions

1. Which of the following was the most common human papillomavirus (HPV) status at baseline in the current study cohort?

A. Both partners HPV-negative

B. One partner HPV-negative and one HPV-positive

C. Both partners HPV-positive with the same HPV type

D. Both partners HPV-positive with different HPV types

2. What was the most common means of HPV transmission in the current study?

A. Male-to-female transmission

B. Female-to-male transmission

C. Male auto-inoculation

D. Female auto-inoculation

3. Which of the following statements about anatomic sites of transmission of HPV in the current study is most accurate?

A. Most women obtained infection from the glans of the penis

B. The female anus was not a significant site of transmission to men

C. There were no cases of transmission from the women's hands to the men's genitals

D. Among men, the rate of auto-inoculation was comparable to the rate of transmission from women

4. Which of the following factors from the current study was most significant in the risk for HPV transmission?

A. Frequency of condom use

B. Length of relationship

C. Any history of anal intercourse

D. A history of genital herpesActivity Evaluation

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