Evaluation of the clinical performance of OncoPredict HPV® SCR assay within the VALGENT‐2 framework

Last updated on 18-1-2023 by Sharon Dhillon

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Human papillomavirus (HPV) assays used in cervical cancer screening should be clinically validated according to international criteria. OncoPredict HPV® Screening (SCR) is a partial genotyping multiplex real-time PCR assay targeting E6/E7 genes of 13 high-risk (hr) HPVs. OncoPredict HPV® SCR (index assay) identifies HPV-16 and HPV-18 separately, 11 other hrHPV in aggregate and includes quality controls for sample adequacy, DNA extraction efficiency and PCR inhibition. 1300 VALGENT-2 study samples (from women aged 20-60 attending the Scottish cervical cancer screening program) were tested wi…

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