The Immune Response to Papillomavirus During Infection Persistence and Regression

@inproceedings{Hibma2012TheIR,
  title={The Immune Response to Papillomavirus During Infection Persistence and Regression},
  author={Merilyn H. Hibma},
  booktitle={The open virology journal},
  year={2012}
}
Human papillomavirus (HPV) infections cause a significant global health burden, predominantly due to HPV-associated cancers. HPV infects only the epidermal cells of cutaneous and mucosal skin, without penetration into the dermal tissues. Infections may persist for months or years, contributed by an array of viral immune evasion mechanisms. However in the majority of cases immunity-based regression of HPV lesions does eventually occur. The role of the innate immune response to HPV in persistence… CONTINUE READING
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