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Gardasil: Post-marketing study data

November 15, 2010 8:00 AM UTC

Data from 112,083 new patients attending sexual health services in Australia between January 2004 and December 2009 showed that Gardasil led to a 59% reduction in the number of young female residents, who were eligible for free vaccination, diagnosed with genital warts after vaccination began (p<0.0001). Gardasil also reduced the number of heterosexual men diagnosed with genital warts by 28% during the vaccination period (p<0.0001). There was no significant reduction in the incidence of genital warts in patients ineligible for free vaccination, including female non-residents, females older than 26 years of age or in men who have sex with men. Data were published in The Lancet. ...