What properties of interferon alfa may be beneficial in the treatment of human papillomavirus (HPV)?

Updated: Feb 20, 2020
  • Author: Peter A Gearhart, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Interferon alfa is a naturally occurring cytokine that may be produced either through recombinant DNA technology or from pooled human leukocytes. It has potent immunomodulatory, as well as direct antiviral, effects.


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