Genital warts and HPV vaccination


Authors: R. Pilka 1;  V. Dvořák 2;  T. Fait 3
Authors‘ workplace: Porodnicko-gynekologická klinika, LF UP a FN, Olomouc, přednosta prof. MUDr. R. Pilka, Ph. D. 1;  Centrum ambulantní gynekologie a primární péče, Brno, vedoucí lékař MUDr. V. Dvořák 2;  Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 1. LF UK a VFN, Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. A. Martan, DrSc. 3
Published in: Ceska Gynekol 2011; 76(6): 468-470
Category: Original Article

Overview

Objective:
To present and overview of incidence of, and cost of care for, genital warts.

Subject:
Review.

Setting:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Palacky University and Faculty University, Olomouc; Office gynecology and primary care centre, Brno; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Charles university in Prague-First Faculty of Medicine and General Faculty Hospital, Prague.

Method:
Literature review of incidence of, and cost of care for, genital warts in some european countries, North America and Australia.

Conclusion:
Genital warts exert a considerable impact on health services, a large proportion of which could be prevented through immunisation using the quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine.

Key words:
HPV infection, HPV vaccination, genital warts.


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Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine
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