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antibody same?

Hello Dr

Thanks for all your time and help. It really has meant a lot for me. I am a male and infected with HPV 16. I am about to participate in a research re: my HPV status, serology clearance, and manifestation of disease. I am contemplating getting gardasil. My question is if the antibody induced by gardasil for HPV 16 would interfere with their monitoring of my antibody for HPV 16 status to be done by the study?

Thanks again for your help
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How do you know which HPV strand you have? two different strands are responsible for 90% of genital warts.  How are you monitoring your antibodies...

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HPV vaccine is not approved for men. And this would definitely exclude you from participation in a research project.
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