Human PapillomaVirus

This web page was produced as an assignment for an undergraduate course at Davidson College.

Life Cycle Response: Innate Cellular Humoral Evasion Treatment Vaccine Sources

Electron micrograph of a human papillomavirus National Cancer Institute. 2001. details.cfm?imageid=2578

Immunology is the study of the body's immune system, which protects the body from foreign pathogens. It is a complex system that uses a three-tiered approach to prevent infection: the innate response, the humoral response, and the cellular response. This website examines how these three approaches work together to combat an infection from the human papillomavirus (HPV), as well as how the infection can be treated and prevented in the first place.


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