Prevalence and Type Distribution of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in Tanzanian Men

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
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First received: June 30, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: June 2009
History: No changes posted

The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence and type distribution of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in Tanzanian men.

Human Papillomavirus Infection

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Prevalence and Type Distribution of Genital Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in Tanzanian Men

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Further study details as provided by Danish Cancer Society:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • HPV infection [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • HIV infection

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA

cell scrapes from penis

Estimated Enrollment: 2000
Study Start Date: March 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: August 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Human papillomavirus
Tanzanian men with HPV and Tanzanian men without


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Tanzanian men from an urban setting (Dar es Sallam)(factories, University, college)and men from an rural setting (Muhesa, Mwanga, Bagamoyo)


Inclusion Criteria:

  • men who are able to understand the information about the study (in writing or oral)

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00932009

Inst. of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society
Copenhagen, Denmark, DK-2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Danish Cancer Society
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Principal Investigator: Susanne K. Kjaer, Professor, MD., DMSc. Inst. of Cancer Epidemiology,Danish Cancer Society
  More Information

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Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Susanne Krüger Kjaer/Professor, MD., DMSc., Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society Identifier: NCT00932009     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HPV IISP #36113
Study First Received: June 30, 2009
Last Updated: June 30, 2009
Health Authority: Tanzania: Ministry of Health
Tanzania: National Institute for Medical Research

Keywords provided by Danish Cancer Society:
Human papillomavirus infection
Tanzanian men

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Papillomavirus Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Tumor Virus Infections
Virus Diseases processed this record on August 02, 2015