Dry storage and transport of a cervicovaginal self-sample by use of the Evalyn Brush, providing reliable human papillomavirus detection combined with comfort for women.

@article{Baars2012DrySA,
  title={Dry storage and transport of a cervicovaginal self-sample by use of the Evalyn Brush, providing reliable human papillomavirus detection combined with comfort for women.},
  author={Romy van Baars and Remko P. Bosgraaf and Bram ter Harmsel and Willem J G Melchers and Wim G. V. Quint and Ruud L. M. Bekkers},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={50 12},
  pages={3937-43}
}
Primary screening using high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) detection has been suggested as a way of improving cervical cancer prevention. Women currently not attending screening (nonresponders) are more likely to participate when given the opportunity of self-sampling for hrHPV testing. The Evalyn Brush is a new cervicovaginal self-sampling device, developed specifically to meet women's demands, which is user-friendly and easy to use. The aims of this study were to investigate agreement of… CONTINUE READING

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