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HPVHuman Papillomavirus
HPVHuman Powered Vehicle
HPVHigh-Production Volume
HPVHigh Pressure Valve (equipment; various companies)
HPVHydrogen Peroxide Vapor
HPVHigh-Pitched Voice
HPVHypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction
HPVHours Per Vehicle (automotive manufacturing)
HPVHigh Pressure Vent
HPVHigh Point Vent (pipeline)
HPVKauai Island, HI, USA - Princeville (Airport Code)
HPVHigh Priority Violation
HPVHigh-Performance Vehicle
HPVHigh Performance Visualisation
HPVHouse Panel Vote (US Congress)
HPVHigh-Priority Violator
HPVHolographic Particle Velocimetry
HPVHydrocarbon Pore Volume (petroleum industry)
HPVHauptpersonalvertretung (German)
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Almost 100% of cervical cancers are caused by long-term (over a decade), persistent HPV infections.
Our study found no adverse effects of HPV vaccination on fertility and indicated that it may, in fact, protect fertility among individuals who have had other STIs," says BUSPH doctoral student Kathryn Mclnerney, the study's lead author.
The benefit of the HPV vaccine is unique to other vaccines in that it is a measure of effective cancer prevention.
Access to HPV vaccines for adolescent girls in the Philippines is specially important since cervical cancer remains the second leading cause of death among Filipino women, next only to breast cancer.
HPV infections are the most common sexually-transmitted infections in the United States, and HPV genotypes 16 and 18 cause approximately 70 percent of cervical cancers worldwide.
The researchers defined high-risk HPV incidence * (the new-infection rate) as a positive test for a specific HPV type after two consecutive negative results for that HPV type at previous study visits.
These benign HPV types utilise methods to positively avoid infection of deeper tissue (unlike the high risk alpha-PV types mentioned earlier, which infect genital mucosa) as this would induce an immune response to eradicate the virus.
Female study staff used standardized questionnaires in interviews to collect demographic data, information regarding behavioral risk factors, and medical history data relevant to HPV and related diseases.
Results showed that 94% of women tested positive for at least one high-risk type of HPV (type 16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 52 or 58) at some time during follow-up, and 42% specifically tested positive for HPV 16.