Epidemiology of genital warts in female population of Czech Republic

Authors: T. Fait 1;  V. Dvořák 2;  A. Skřivánek 3;  Z. Rokyta 4;  R. Pilka 5
Authors‘ workplace: HPV College, předseda MUDr. J. Ondruš, MIAC ;  Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 1. LF UK a VFN Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. A. Martan, DrSc. 1;  Centrum ambulantní gynekologie a primární péče Brno, vedoucí lékař MUDr. V. Dvořák 2;  G-centrum, s. r. o., Olomouc, vedoucí lékař MUDr. A. Skřivánek 3;  Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika LF UK a FN Plzeň, přednosta doc. MUDr. Z. Novotný, CSc. 4;  Porodnicko-gynekologická klinika FN a LF UP, Olomouc, přednosta prof. MUDr. R. Pilka, Ph. D. 5
Published in: Čes. Gynek.2012, 77, č. 4 s. 360-363


The aim of study was to evaluate prevalence of genital warts in Czech Republic.

Multicentric prospective observation study.

HPV College.

During 6 month (February 2010 – July 2010) 20 private gynaecological centers in all Czech Republic were counting up the number of genital wart’s cases. Risk factors, therapy and knowledges about genital warts were evaluated.

There were 637 patients with genital warts in cohort of 70 980 patients. The prevalence of genital warts was 0.89%. The most frequent risk factor was cigarette smoking in 37%. Main strategy for treatment were podophyllin local application and cold knife excision.

The prevalence of genital warts in our study has shown importance for it’s prevention by rules of safety sex and HPV vaccination against HPV type 6 and 11.

Key words:
genital warts, epidemiology, HPV vaccination, podophyllin.


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