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anti–HPV

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adjective an·ti–HPV \-ˌāch-(ˌ)pē-ˈvē\

Medical Definition of anti–HPV

  1. :  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-McCune, The New England Journal of Medicine, 10 May 2007


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