Unformatted text preview: • Anogenital diseases include a variety of warts as well as cancers of the cervix, anus, vagina and penis. HOST DEFENSES: • Host defenses against the papillomaviruses are not entirely understood, but a variety of mechanisms probably contribute. • The efficacy of the new vaccine, however, suggests that humoral responses are protective....
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- Fall '10
- Microbiology, Human papillomavirus, Wart, Plantar wart, Nongenital cutaneous diseases, Nongenital mucosal diseases