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Is HPV an STD?

Page last updated 21 June 2018

HPV is classified as a sexually transmitted disease (STD), due to the way in which it is transmitted (usually during sexual intercourse). 

Sources & Citations

  1. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. HPV and Men – Fact Sheet. Available at: (accessed 15 April 18)

SPANZ.SAPAS.18.04.0131a - Date of preparation May 2018