HPV

HPV

  • Small DNA virus that humans are a reservoir for and is transmitted via direct contact (most often sexual)
  • Gardasil is an inactivated vaccine containing 6, 11, 16, & 18
    • 99.5% antibody response to all 4 HPV types within 1 month after completion of 3 dose series
      • 95% prevention against cervical disease
      • 99% prevention against genital warts

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