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

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 2, 2009
Last Update Posted : August 11, 2015
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Susanne Kruger Kjaer, Danish Cancer Society

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

Condition or disease
Human Papillomavirus Infection

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 1933 participants
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Prevalence and Type Distribution of Genital Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in Tanzanian Men
Study Start Date : March 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2009

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Human papillomavirus
Tanzanian men with HPV and Tanzanian men without

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. HPV infection [ Time Frame: At enrollment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. HIV infection [ Time Frame: At enrollment ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
cell scrapes from penis

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes 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 (NCT number): NCT00932009

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

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Susanne Kruger Kjaer, Professor, Danish Cancer Society Identifier: NCT00932009     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HPV IISP #36113
First Posted: July 2, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 11, 2015
Last Verified: August 2015

Keywords provided by Susanne Kruger Kjaer, Danish Cancer Society:
Human papillomavirus infection
Tanzanian men

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Papillomavirus Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Tumor Virus Infections