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Any of a group of DNA viruses of the family Papillomavirus that can cause warts and certain types of cancer in mammals.


(Biology) any of numerous viruses that cause the formation of papillomas


(ˌpæp əˈloʊ məˌvaɪ rəs)

n., pl. -rus•es.
a type of papovavirus, containing circular DNA, that causes papillomas, including genital warts.


n virus m del papiloma papilomavirus m; human — (HPV) virus m del papiloma humano (VPH), papilomavirus humano (PVH)
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Health bosses in Dudley have confirmed the NHS' human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination programme is being extended to include boys aged 12 to 13 from next month.
Keywords: Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), Human papilloma virus (HPV), Oesophageal cancer.
Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust wants kits to screen for human papilloma virus in a bid to diagnose more sufferers at an earlier stage.
Vaccines for rotavirus, Japanese encephalitis, pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, and the human papilloma virus would be included in the covered immunization program under the bill.
Inovio announced the dosing of the first patient in a Phase 2 combination trial to evaluate MedImmune's MEDI0457 in combination with durvalumab targeting a broad array of cancers associated with the human papilloma virus, or HPV.
The vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV) is currently offered to girls in first to third year at secondary school.
Thanks to cervical screening and the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination programme, cervical cancer is now largely preventable - although the number of women attending cervical screening tests is now going down every year.
Cutaneous papillomatosis in cattle are benign tumors induced by host specific papilloma virus. There are ten well characterized types of Bovine papilloma virus-1 to 10.
[USA], December 6 (ANI): Vaccinating boys against human papilloma virus (HPV) before they become sexually active may be highly effective, as according to a study males who are infected once with HPV16, a type responsible for most HPV-related cancers, are at 20 times higher risk of reinfection after an year.
There are three theories as to the cause: a) A type of pressure sore b) A foreign body reaction within the paw c) A papilloma virus (verruca) I am unaware of any evidence that papilloma viruses have been found in corn lesions when they have been looked for.
These funds will enable Cytovation to conduct pre-clinical toxicology studies and GMP manufacturing of CyPep-1 as a topical cream for the treatment of warts caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV).