Detection of high-risk human papillomavirus nucleic acid in archival cervical smears

E McGoogan, A L Seagar, H A Cubie

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Abstract

To test the usefulness of a commercial DNA hybridization assay for the detection of high-risk (HR) human papillomavirus (HPV) types in archival cervical smears and to compare the sensitivity with that of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) using consensus primers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1079-83
Number of pages5
JournalActa cytologica
Volume42
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1998

Keywords

  • DNA, Viral
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Nucleic Acid Hybridization
  • Papillomaviridae
  • Papillomavirus Infections
  • Pilot Projects
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Reagent Kits, Diagnostic
  • Risk Factors
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Tumor Virus Infections
  • Vaginal Smears

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