HPV ( Gardasil 9)
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- 15 min15 minutes
- 250 Australian dollarsA$250
- Military Road
What There are several types of human papillomavirus (HPV) that infect cutaneous and mucosal epithelial tissues. Most people clear HPV infections, but the virus persists in some cases. Who 9vHPV (9-valent HPV) vaccine is recommended for: adolescents aged 9–18 years people with significant immunocompromising conditions (except for asplenia or hyposplenia) men who have sex with men How The recommended schedule for adolescents aged 9–14 years is 2 doses, with a 6–12-month interval between doses. The recommended schedule for people aged ≥15 years is 3 doses, with an interval of 2 months between dose 1 and dose 2, and 4 months between dose 2 and dose 3. The recommended schedule for people with significant immunocompromising conditions, regardless of age, is 3 doses, with an interval of 2 months between dose 1 and dose 2, and 4 months between dose 2 and dose 3. Why Up to 90% of the general population will be infected with at least 1 genital type of HPV at some time in their lives. People with persistent HPV infection are at risk of developing HPV-associated cancers; the most common is cervical cancer.
65 Military Road, Neutral Bay NSW, Australia