Human papillomavirus vaccine and adolescents

Amanda F. Dempsey, Gregory D. Zimet

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Female adolescents are at a high risk for human papillomavirus infection and are likely to derive significant benefits from vaccination against this virus. However, administering human papillomavirus vaccines to this age group will require providers to be familiar with several issues unique to the adolescent population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)447-454
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 1 2008


  • Adolescents
  • Human papillomavirus
  • Vaccine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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