Research published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases found that a vaccine for cervical cancer was effective in women with HIV and also offers some protection to women who already had a strain of the human papilloma virus that is responsible for cervical cancer. Researchers studied 319 women in the U.S., South Africa and Brazil and found that 90% of women with recent HIV cases developed antibodies after receiving the Gardasil vaccine, as did 75% of women whose HIV had developed into AIDS. In addition, women infected with one or more strains of HPV could still develop antibodies to other strains after receiving the vaccination.
Women with HIV can benefit from cervical cancer vaccine, study finds
SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care
Attest Health Care Advisors
|Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical Patent Attorney||
Coats and Bennett PLLC
|Sr. Regulatory Specialist, Biotech Center of Expertise||
BASF, The Chemical Co.
|San Diego, CA|
Meridian Health Plan