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HPV type-specific prevalence using a urine assay in unvaccinated male and female 11- to 18-year olds in Scotland

O'Leary, M C and Sinka, K and Robertson, Christopher and Cuschieri, K and Lyman, R and Lacey, M and Potts, A and Cubie, H A and Donaghy, M (2011) HPV type-specific prevalence using a urine assay in unvaccinated male and female 11- to 18-year olds in Scotland. British Journal of Cancer, 104 (7). pp. 1221-1226. ISSN 1532-1827

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Abstract

We conducted a baseline prevalence survey of unvaccinated 11- to 18-year olds to inform effectiveness studies for the new human papillomavirus (HPV) immunisation programme in Scotland.