Newer Insights into HPV Infection and Pregnancy


  • Sujata Das
  • Pragya Mishra
  • Rupali Dewan



HPV infection, Vaccination immunotherapy, JORRP


HPV is highly prevalent in reproductive age group and pregnancy and is of public health interest because of its
unequivocal linkage to lower genital tract infections. Treatment of HPV infection and lesions caused by these
infections has to be taken care after delivery also as these are involved in disease progression and carcinomas. The
safety of available therapies and the risk of vertical and horizontal transmission and the risk of JORRP in neonate
must also betaken into account. Also, the concerns and correct timing for vaccination must be looked into.

Author Biographies

Sujata Das

CMO (NFSG), VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi

Pragya Mishra

Senior Resident, ,VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi

Rupali Dewan

Professor and Consultant,VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi