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Large cohort study supports HPV primary screening

After 5 years of combined cytology and HPV testing in a large general screening population of women aged 30 and older, only 3.99% of cotests had normal cytology and were hrHPV positive. The concerns about excessive HPV positivity among women aged 30 years and older are therefore not borne out.



http://journals.lww.com/greenjournal/Fulltext/2009/03000/Five_Year_Experience_of_Human_Papillomavirus_DNA.5.aspx