Human papillomavirus vaccine. Statement of the Consultive Committee of Immunizations on behalf of The Chilean Infectious Diseases Society. September 2008

Katia Abarca Villaseca, M. Teresa Valenzuela B., Rodrigo Vergara F., Vivian Luchsinger F., Alma Muñoz M., Jorge Jiménez De La Jara, Erna Ripoll M., Miguel O'Ryan G.

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Abstract

The article briefly reviews the epidemiology of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and associated diseases in the world and in Chile and the scientific information of the licensed HPV vaccines: Gardasil® and Cervarix®. Considering the available information, the Consultive Committee of Immunizations of the Chilean Society of Infectious Diseases, summarizes its conclusions and makes recommendations for vaccination against HPV in Chile.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)428-434
Number of pages7
JournalRevista Chilena de Infectologia
Volume25
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Adolescents
  • Cervix cancer
  • Human papillomavirus
  • Vaccine

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