Test Code: *SHPV

High-risk HPV Screening (Detection of 14 Genotypes:16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 66, 68) and Identification of Genotype 16, 18, 33, 52, 58, Qualitative PCR


Test Methodology:

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) DNA is detected with PCR (polymerase chain reaction) followed by hybridization and visualization on a membrane strip while the clinical specimen types accepted for this test are dry swab and liquid-based method. The multiplex PCR detects 14 high-risk (HR) HPV genotypes (16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 66, 68) whereas the 5 most frequently (76~80%) found genotypes 16, 18, 33, 52 and 58 in cervical cancers in Asians are further descriminated individually.


Specimen Required: 

High Vaginal Swab / Liquid Based Cytology Preservatives Specimen



Turnaround Time : 

Maximum to 3 days