Random Network Models to Predict the Long-Term Impact of HPV Vaccination on Genital Warts
AbstractThe Human papillomaviruses (HPV) vaccine induces a herd immunity effect in genital warts when a large number of the population is vaccinated. This aspect should be taken into account when devising new vaccine strategies, like vaccination at older ages or male vaccination. Therefore, it is important to develop mathematical models with good predictive capacities. We devised a sexual contact network that was calibrated to simulate the Spanish epidemiology of different HPV genotypes. Through this model, we simulated the scenario that occurred in Australia in 2007, where 12–13 year-old girls were vaccinated with a three-dose schedule of a vaccine containing genotypes 6 and 11, which protect against genital warts, and also a catch-up program in women up to 26 years of age. Vaccine coverage were
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Díez-Domingo, J.; Sánchez-Alonso, V.; Villanueva, R.-J.; Acedo, L.; Moraño, J.-A.; Villanueva-Oller, J. Random Network Models to Predict the Long-Term Impact of HPV Vaccination on Genital Warts. Viruses 2017, 9, 300.
Díez-Domingo J, Sánchez-Alonso V, Villanueva R-J, Acedo L, Moraño J-A, Villanueva-Oller J. Random Network Models to Predict the Long-Term Impact of HPV Vaccination on Genital Warts. Viruses. 2017; 9(10):300.Chicago/Turabian Style
Díez-Domingo, Javier; Sánchez-Alonso, Víctor; Villanueva, Rafael-J.; Acedo, Luis; Moraño, José-Antonio; Villanueva-Oller, Javier. 2017. "Random Network Models to Predict the Long-Term Impact of HPV Vaccination on Genital Warts." Viruses 9, no. 10: 300.
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