A New Study Shows that Testing for HPV Genotypes 16 and 18 Detects Cervical Pre-Cancer Missed by Pap Test

Thursday, July 8, 2010 General News
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1 in 10 women in the ATHENA trial, age 30-years and older, who tested positive for HPV genotypes 16 and/or 18 by the cobasŪ 4800 HPV Test had cervical pre-cancer, although their Pap test was normal

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