Letters Human papillomavirus vaccine

Effect of ethnic group should be clarified

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39583.716991.3A (Published 22 May 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:1146
  1. Gee Yen Shin, locum consultant virologist
  1. 1Infection and Immunology Unit, St Thomas’ Hospital, London SE1 7EH
  1. GeeYen.Shin{at}gstt.nhs.uk

    One of the most striking findings in the study of Brabin et al on the uptake of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine by schoolgirls was the apparent effect of ethnic group on compliance with vaccination.1 The accompanying editorial also highlighted the possible effect of religion on …

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