HPV testing in the context of post-treatment follow up (test of cure).

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

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BACKGROUND: Women treated for cervical lesions are at higher risk of subsequent disease compared to the general population. Consequently, post treatment surveillance strategies are required to ensure the success of treatment, so called “test of cure”. The high sensitivity and negative predictive value of HPV assays can enhance post-treatment strategies.OBJECTIVES: To provide an overview of the current data on test of cure strategies with a particular focus on HPV testing and to identify knowledge gaps and areas for further research.RESULTS: HPV testing is sensitive for the detection of resi…

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