n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines : more about... best of 2011
|Article Title||Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines : more about... best of 2011|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 University of Pretoria, 2 University of Pretoria, 3 National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS), 4 National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS), 5 Tshwane Academic Division and 6 Tshwane Academic Division|
|Publication Date||Jan 2012|
Currently, two prophylactic HPV vaccines are available commercially (Table I). Cervarix (GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals) is a bivalent vaccine and Gardasil (Merck & Co) is a quadrivalent vaccine. HPV genotypes 16 and 18 currently contribute to approximately 70% of cervical cancer cases.
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