Most sexually active people have been exposed to the human papillomavirus, which causes genital warts and cervical cancer. Here's what you should do.
Vaccine Information Center
In addition to high antibody levels, factors including exposure to the human papillomavirus (HPV) and antibody avidity may be important and necessary to protect against infection.
Pediatrics Information Center
The students improved their basic knowledge of HPV and understood the benefits of the HPV vaccine.
I currently test for human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA as a marker for HPV infection. With the advent of the HPV vaccine, how will clinicians be able to distinguish between an active HPV infection and immunity? Will HPV tests for antibodies and antigens be available similar to those for hepatitis B?—Karin Greer, MS, MPH, PA-C, East…
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cervical Pre-invasive – Role of Vaccines 1. What every clinician should know Are you sure your patient has the disease? What should you expect to find? Cervical cancer has an estimated incidence of 12,990 new cases and 4,120 deaths in the United States in 2016. Worldwide, over a half of a million women are diagnosed…
Infectious Diseases Information Center
Human papillomavirus DNA is detected in the oral cavities of about 6.2% of sexually active female adolescents,
1/3 of parents of girls reported that their child's clinician had failed to recommended the HPV vaccination during office visits.
One dose of HPV vaccine induces long-term antibodies.
Vaccination-induced anti-HPV response persists through 96 months for all HPV vaccine types.
HPV Information Center
Vaccinated women and girls living with HIV may be at greater risk for HPV vaccine failure compared with women and girls without HIV.