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Qiagen hybrid capture ii, HPV .Are these tests for cervical cancer available in usa?

Qiagen hybrid capture ii, HPV .Are these tests for cervical cancer available in usa?

Yes!: HPV testing is commonly done as part of the pap smear screening for Cervical cancer. So most gynecologists get this done easily though a lab...the test was developed by Qiagen but now available all over the world. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Hpv (Definition)

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more


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What test to do for oral hpv?

What test to do for oral hpv?

Exam: An exam looking for irregular patches, lumps, discoloration or wart-like areas. ...Read more

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Which types of HPV does the HPV test check you for?

Which types of HPV does the HPV test check you for?

High risk types.: There are more than 100 strains of hpv. Of these, some are more strongly associated with progression to cancer than others. Hpv dna testing performed on anogenital samples like pap smears looks for the most common types of these "high risk" viral strains. The most widely used hpv dna test is called hybrid capture 2. This method detects the 13 most commonly encountered high risk viral types. ...Read more

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Are there any tests for oral hpv? What are the symptoms?

Are there any tests for oral hpv? What are the symptoms?

Herpes: Herpes is diagnosed by blood test. 75% of americans are positive for "oral' or herpes type one. Most got infected as children from other family members. ...Read more

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Does RPR test can detect HPV ?

Does RPR test can detect HPV ?

No, it doesn't: The RPR test is designed to detect syphillis. Hpv cannot be detected in a blood test: you need a sample of cervical/vaginal cells to detect cervical "infection" with hpv. ...Read more

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What types of HPV does the HPV test check for?

What types of HPV does the HPV test check for?

HPV subtypes: There are two types of panels; high risk hpv and low risk hpv. The high risk panel checks for the 14 varieties that may progress to cancer. The low risk hpv panel is associated with genital warts. ...Read more

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Bad allergic rctn to new pad. Told i was HPV positive twice, but on non-fda approved test. Should i get retested?

Yes: Absolutely get re-tested. The first thing to do when an abnormal test comes back is to strongly consider repeating to ensure accuracy. ...Read more

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