The Current Status of Anti-pregnancy Vaccines Based on Synthetic Fractions of HCG

  • V. C. Stevens


Studies conducted during the past decade suggest that immunizations resulting in the inactivation of endogenous HCG in women would be an effective means of fertility regulation1–3. The relative advantages of this approach to fertility regulation have been previously presented4 and other discussions of this subject can be found elsewhere in this volume. While this approach is very attractive, it should be emphasized that many problems must be overcome before a safe and effective method is available.


Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Tetanus Toxoid Beta Subunit Menstrual Bleeding Immunological Aspect 
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