HPV vaccine

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HPV vaccine

A vaccine that protects against several types of human papillomavirus infection, specifically those associated with genital warts and cervical cancer.
See also: vaccine
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Councillor Nicolas Barlow, Dudley Council's cabinet member for health and adult social care, said: "I'm delighted that the HPV vaccination programme has been extended to include boys, which could save thousands of lives for the next generation.
A minimum sample size of 245 was calculated using the formula for descriptive studies, n = [z.sup.2]pq/[d.sup.2] and assuming a proportion (p) of respondents with acceptance of HPV vaccination of 0.85.
Overseas research has shown that health professionals are drivers of HPV vaccination consent.
The recommendation of the vaccine for males aged 9 to 21 by Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) allowed the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) to require HPV vaccination coverage of all new private insurance plans without consumer cost-sharing (The Henry J.
Young gay and bisexual men using a social/sexual Web site tended to find HPV vaccination unacceptable if they worried about vaccine safety or the shame of HPV infection, or if they believed they had little chance of getting infected with HPV.
A group of four clinicians clinically examined 3 young women who were diagnosed with secondary amenorrhea to analyze a possible association between primary ovarian failure and HPV vaccination. Their serological data showed increased follicular stimulant hormone and luteinizing hormone.
The study's findings show progress in HPV vaccination of the female population globally, according to the authors; however, they also reveal virtually nonexistent access to the vaccine in poorer countries, mainly in Africa and Asia, where most of the world's population lives and where there are highly vulnerable populations at high risk of developing cervical cancer and other HPV-related diseases.
Recommended number of doses and intervals for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, by age at series initiation and medical conditions--United States, 2016 Recommended number of HPV Recommended interval Population vaccine doses between doses Persons initiating HPV 2 0, 6-12 months ([section]) vaccination at ages 9 through 14 years, * except immunocompromised persons ([dagger]) Persons initiating HPV 3 0, 1-2, 6 months ** vaccination at ages 15 through 26 years ([paragraph]) and immunocompromised persons ([dagger]) initiating HPV vaccination at ages 9 through 26 years * ACIP recommends routine HPV vaccination for adolescents at age 11 or 12 years; vaccination may be given starting at age 9 years.
Creator of the 'test-and-treat' HPV-detecting technology, which uses the GeneXpert machine (currently diagnosing tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance), Denny was asked what overall impact this would have when added to the current HPV vaccination being offered at all primary schools.
Overall, HPV vaccination coverage among the men studied was just 10.7 percent.
Boots UK's HPV vaccination service will be available in 68 stores, for both males and females aged 12-44 years old.