Impact and Cost-effectiveness of Selective Human Papillomavirus Vaccination of Men Who Have Sex With Men

@inproceedings{Lin2017ImpactAC,
  title={Impact and Cost-effectiveness of Selective Human Papillomavirus Vaccination of Men Who Have Sex With Men},
  author={Allen C. Lin and Koh Jun Ong and Peter H. F. Hobbelen and Eleanor King and David Mesher and William John Edmunds and Pam Sonnenberg and Richard Gilson and Irenjeet Bains and Yoon Hong Choi and Clare Tanton and Kate Soldan and Mark Jit},
  booktitle={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2017}
}
Background Men who have sex with men (MSM) have a high lifetime risk of anogenital warts and cancers related to infection with human papillomavirus (HPV). They also benefit less from herd protection than heterosexual males in settings with female-only HPV vaccination. Methods We evaluated the potential health impact and cost-effectiveness of offering vaccination to MSM who visit genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics. We used a mathematical model of HPV 6/11/16/18 sexual transmission within an… CONTINUE READING