Direct comparison of two vaginal self-sampling devices for the detection of human papillomavirus infections.

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Two devices for vaginal self-sampling of dry cell material (Evalyn Brush, Rovers Medical Devices; Qvintip, Aprovix) were compared using the Abbott RealTime High Risk HPV test.STUDY DESIGN: Both self-sampling devices (change of order with every patient) including instructions for use and a questionnaire were handed to 146 patients in a colposcopy clinic prior to scheduled colposcopies with collection of cervical reference specimens by gynaecologists using a broom-like device. Matched self-collected and physician collected specimens were transferred to ThinPrep medi…

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