Vaccines for prevention of human papillomavirus infection

Foerster V, Murtagh J
Record ID 32006000010
English, French
Authors' objectives:

The aim of this report is to summarize the available information on use of prophylactic human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines, particularly: Cervarix (GlaxoSmithKline Biologics) and Gardasil (Merck & Co., Inc.).

Authors' recommendations: Important considerations include vaccine efficacy; acceptability; integration into existing vaccine schedules; cost; role of cervical screening programs; and access, particularly for people in the developing world.
Authors' methods: Overview
Project Status: Completed
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Year Published: 2005
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Papillomaviridae
  • Cancer Vaccines
  • Papillomavirus Infections
Organisation Name: Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment
Contact Address: 600-865 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1S 5S8 Canada. Tel: +1 613 226 2553, Fax: +1 613 226 5392;
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