Which areas of human papillomavirus (HPV) disease infection require further research?

Updated: Feb 20, 2020
  • Author: Peter A Gearhart, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Physicians’ understanding of the natural history of HPV disease has significantly improved over the last 20 years, but key issues remain unanswered. Topics requiring further research include HPV age-specific outcomes, the likelihood of progression or regression of disease, and factors important in the acquisition of immunity following infection. [11]


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