We Get Vaccinated, But Do We Really Know Why?: Evaluation of Knowledge on HPV Infection and Vaccination in Medical School Students with HPV Vaccine


ERDEM H. A. , Isikgoz Tasbakan M., Sanlidag G., Kanpak E. S. , PULLUKÇU H.

FLORA INFEKSIYON HASTALIKLARI VE KLINIK MIKROBIYOLOJI DERGISI, cilt.25, ss.62-68, 2020 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5578/flora.68579
  • Dergi Adı: FLORA INFEKSIYON HASTALIKLARI VE KLINIK MIKROBIYOLOJI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.62-68

Özet

Introduction: Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a DNA virus belonging to the Papillomaviridae family and infects only humans. HPV virus has an important role in the development of cervical cancer and anogenital warts, and it is also responsible for oropharyngeal cancers and penile cancers. The aim of this study was to evaluate the knowledge, awareness, and attitudes about HPV and HPV vaccines in medical students with HPV vaccine.