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Sex-Specific Immunization for Sexually Transmitted Infections Such as Human Papillomavirus: Insights from Mathematical Models

  • Johannes A. Bogaards mail,

    j.bogaards@vumc.nl

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands

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  • Mirjam Kretzschmar,

    Affiliations: Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Maria Xiridou,

    Affiliation: Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands

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  • Chris J. L. M. Meijer,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Johannes Berkhof,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Jacco Wallinga

    Affiliations: Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Published: December 20, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001147

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Publication: LA Times
Title: “HPV vaccination should be aimed at girls, study says”
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Publication: International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Title: “HPV vaccination programmes 'more effective when focusing on women only'”
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Title: “Aim HPV vaccination efforts at girls, study says”
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Title: “HPV Vaccination Efforts Most Effective If Aimed at Girls, Study Suggests”
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