Use of a 2-dose schedule for Human Papillomavirus Vaccination. Updated Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. published 12/16/16
Announcements Versus Conversations to Improve HPV Vaccination Coverage: A Randomized Trial. Noel T. Brewer, Megan E. Hall, Teri L. Malo, Melissa B. Gilkey, Beth Quinn, Christine Lathren. Pediatrics Dec 2016, e20161764; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2016-1764
Human Papillomavirus–Associated Cancers — United States, 2008–2012. Viens LJ, Henley SJ, Watson M, et al. Human Papillomavirus–Associated Cancers — United States, 2008–2012. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:661–666. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6526a1
Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Coverage Among School Girls in a Demonstration Project — Botswana, 2013. Morbidity and Mortality (MMWR). October 16, 2015 / 64(40);1147-9
Adolescent vaccination rates for protection against diseases including pertussis, meningococcal disease, and human papillomavirus (HPV)–associated cancers were discussed in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) released July 31, 2015 "National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13–17 Years — United States, 2014". 64(29);784-792
HPV vaccination recommendations from CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) published August 29, 2014, "Human Papillomavirus Vaccination: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)."
The CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) from July 25, 2014 released updated data regarding HPV vaccination coverage among adolescents, read the full article, "Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents, 2007–2013, and Postlicensure Vaccine Safety Monitoring, 2006–2014 — United States"
A coalition of health care provider organizations, including The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American College of Physicians (ACP), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) asked providers to urge their patients to get vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV). Read the letter "Give a strong recommendation for HPV vaccine to increase uptake!"
Read the article by Rebecca B. Perkins, MD, MSc, "You are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention", which appeared in the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Newsletter, The Forum, Winter 2014.
Skinner, S Rachel et al. Efficacy, safety, and immunogenicity of the human papillomavirus 16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine in women older than 25 years: 4-year interim follow-up of the phase 3, double-blind, randomized controlled VIVIANE study. The Lancet. Volume 384: Issue 9961 , 2213 – 2227.
Vichnin M, Bonanni P, Klein N, Garland S, et al. An Overview of Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Safety 2006-2015. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.Published ahead of print July 17, 2015
A CDC study looking at the safety of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination during pregnancy, "Safety of quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine in pregnancy: Adverse events among non-manufacturer reports in VAERS," was published in Vaccine in January 2015.
NEW!Prevalence of HPV After Introduction of the Vaccination Program in the United States
Lauri E. Markowitz, MD, Gui Liu, MPH, Susan Hariri, PhD, Martin Steinau, PhD, Eileen F. Dunne, MD, MPH, and Elizabeth R. Unger, MD, PhD. Prevalence of HPV After Introduction of the Vaccination Program in the United States. Pediatrics. March 2016. 137 (2) 1-10.
The article "Improving HPV Vaccination Rates Using Maintenance-of-Certification Requirements," concluded that "participation in MOC Part IV improved vaccination at modest cost and with high pediatrician satisfaction, demonstrating benefits of the program that may help to inform future initiatives".
The study "Missed Opportunities for HPV Vaccination in Adolescent Girls: A Qualitative Study," examined the rationale of parents, guardians and providers for delaying human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination to girls was published online in August 2014 in the journal Pediatrics.
A study released online by the journal Pediatrics in February 2014 looked at HPV vaccination and adolescent sexual behavior. Study authors concluded that risk perceptions after HPV vaccination were not associated with riskier sexual behaviors.
Read the article "Obstetrician-gynecologists and the HPV vaccine: practice patterns, beliefs, and knowledge," published in the Journal of Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology, August 22, 2009