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CONTACT: LORELEI ANDERSON
2130 Medical Laboratories
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-9585; fax (319) 335-8034
e-mail: lorelei-anderson@uiowa.edu

Release: Immediate

Study of new vaccine to prevent human papillomavirus beginning at UI

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa department of obstetrics and gynecology invites women ages 16-23 to take part in a new study of a vaccine to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV).

Participants must not be pregnant and must agree to use an effective birth control method through the seventh month of the study. Routine gynecologic care, laboratory work and pap smears will be provided. The study will last up to three years, with participants attending up to nine visits. Compensation is available.

For more information, call (319) 353-6706 of 1-888-884-8946 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

10/6/98