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Human papillomavirus (HPV)

Information about human papillomavirus (HPV) disease, vaccines and recommendations for vaccination from the Australian Immunisation Handbook

Vaccination for certain groups of people is funded under the National Immunisation Program and by states and territories.

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Last updated: 
4 June 2018
Last reviewed: 
4 June 2018
9 June 2018

Changes to existing Recommendations listed in Chapter 4.6 Human Papillomavirus.

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1 August 2016

New text noting alternative schedule for 2vHPV for adolescent girls.

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22 June 2015

Changes to 4.6.4 Vaccines

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Definitions

2vHPV
bivalent HPV vaccine
4vHPV
quadrivalent HPV vaccine
dTpa
diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccine, reduced antigen content formulation
IPV
inactivated poliomyelitis vaccine
GBS
Guillain-Barré syndrome
DNA
deoxyribonucleic acid
CI
confidence interval
ATAGI
Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation
AIDS
acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
JE
Japanese encephalitis
HBV
hepatitis B virus
WHO
World Health Organization
SC
subcutaneous