Effect of vaccination against oral HPV-16 infection in high school students in the city of Cali, Colombia.

Affiliation

Department of Biology, School of Natural and Exact Sciences, Universidad del Valle, Colombia. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

In recent years, an association between HPV-16 and oropharyngeal cancers has been reported. Therefore, it is necessary to evaluate whether vaccination decreases the exposure of HPV-16 in the oral cavity.

Keywords

Colombia,HPV,HPV-16,Human papillomavirus viruses,Oral cavity,Oropharynx,Student,Vaccination,Viral sexually transmitted disease,

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