A REVIEW ON HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS VACCINE
Feba Abraham*, Athul Mathew, Binu P., Philip Jacob and Dr. Elessy Abraham
Human papillomavirus [HPV] are very common family of viruses that effect epithelial tissue. HPV vaccine protect against a very common sexually transmitted virus called HPV or human papillomavirus. HPV vaccine prevents infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) types that are associated with many cancers. Infection with high-risk HPV types is responsible for most cervical and anal cancers in females. In males, high-risk HPV types are responsible for a large proportion of cancers of the mouth and pharynx, which are increasing in recent years, and of anal and penile cancers. The highest rates of genital HPV infection are found in adults 18–28 years of age. More than 100 HPV types have been identified. The types of HPV most commonly detected in cancers are HPV-16 and HPV-18. In summary, genital HPV infection is common among sexually active populations and causes both benign and malignant neoplasm of the genital tract.
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