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Detection of human papillomavirus DNA in semen from patients with intrameatal penile warts.
  1. J Green,
  2. E Monteiro,
  3. P Gibson
  1. Virus Reference Laboratory, Central Public Health Laboratory, London, UK.


    Fifteen semen specimens from 10 men with intrameatal penile warts attending a genitourinary clinic were tested by Southern blot hybridisation for the presence of human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA. Five specimens were positive for HPV types 6/11. This observation may have implications for screening of semen used for artificial insemination by donor.

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