2 doses of HPV vaccine may be as effective as 3 in preteens

04/30/2013 | MedicalDaily.com · Bloomberg

Girls ages 9 to 13 who received two doses of human papillomavirus vaccine six months apart had the same levels of antibodies against two HPV strains as 16- to 26-year-olds who were given three doses, Canadian researchers found. However, they noted that preteens in the three-dose schedule were more protected against the virus two years after taking the last shot compared with preteens who just had two doses. The findings appear in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

View Full Article in:

MedicalDaily.com · Bloomberg

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Sr. Regulatory Specialist, Biotech Center of Expertise
BASF, The Chemical Co.
San Diego, CA
Food Lawyer
Cargill
Wayzata, MN
Director of Clinical Research
Regenesis Biomedical, Inc.
Scottsdale, AZ
Actuary
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Assistant Vice President - Dental Director
MetLife
Bridgewater, NJ