Subject: Research Article | Medicine | Mass Screening | Uterine Cervical Neoplasms/diagnosis/virology | Middle Aged | Genotype | Q | R | Papillomaviridae/genetics/isolation & purification/physiology | Specimen Handling/instrumentation/methods | Science | Adult | Female | Humans
mesheuropmc: female genital diseases and pregnancy complications
Background Human papillomavirus (HPV) self-sampling (self-HPV) is valuable in cervical cancer screening. HPV testing is usually performed on physician-collected cervical smears stored in liquid-based medium. Dry filters and swabs are an alternative. We evaluated the ade... View more
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