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anti-HPV

adjective an·ti-HPV \ -ˌāch-(ˌ)pē-ˈvē \

medical Definition of anti-HPV

: acting against or preventing infection with human papillomavirus
  • an anti-HPV vaccine
  • Screening should continue in all vaccinated women, given the cumulative lifetime risk of exposure to other oncogenic HPV types and the unknown duration of anti-HPV immunity.
  • —George F. Sawaya and Karen Smith-McCuneThe New England Journal of Medicine10 May 2007

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