Can self vaginal douching for high risk HPV screening replace or assist efficacy of cervical cancer screening?

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OBJECTIVE To study the accuracy of self vaginal douching and collection for HPV types 16, 18, 31 and 33 in women visiting Thammasat Hospital for the explicit purpose of cervical screening. METHODS A pelvic examination and Pap smear were performed for all women who came for cervical screening. Specimens were also collected by self vaginal douching before… (More)

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@article{Suwannarurk2010CanSV, title={Can self vaginal douching for high risk HPV screening replace or assist efficacy of cervical cancer screening?}, author={Komsun Suwannarurk and Kornkarn Bhamarapravatana and Pakpoom Kheolamai and Yuttadej Thaweekul and Karicha Mairaing and Yenrudee Poomtavorn and Junya Pattaraarchachai}, journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP}, year={2010}, volume={11 5}, pages={1397-401} }