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Research and Markets: Human Papillomavirus Infections: from the Laboratory to Clinical Practice


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Woodhead Publishing Ltd's new book "Human Papillomavirus Infections: From the laboratory to clinical practice" to their offering.

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common causes of sexually transmitted diseases worldwide, both in men and women. Human papillomavirus infections provides the scientific background needed to understand the natural history and pathogenesis of HPV infection and offers discussion of its clinical features, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

The book begins with chapters covering the epidemiology, virology, history and transmission of the infection, as well as its pathogenesis and clinical features. Following a discussion of the relationship between HPV and cancer, chapters in the second half of the book look at diagnosis, testing and treatment. The book concludes with detailed coverage of the prevention of HPV through worldwide vaccination programmes.

Key Topics Covered:

- Introduction and epidemiological data

- Basic virology: Structure and nomenclature

- Natural history and transmission: Anatomic distribution

- Pathogenesis and clinical features

- HPV infection and association with cancer

- Diagnosis of HPV infection

- Clinical utility of HPV testing

- Treatment

- Prevention: HPV vaccines.

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Source: Woodhead Publishing Ltd

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