Effectiveness of a simple rapid human papillomavirus DNA test in rural Nigeria

  title={Effectiveness of a simple rapid human papillomavirus DNA test in rural Nigeria},
  author={J. Gage and K. Ajenifuja and N. Wentzensen and Akinfolarin C Adepiti and M. Stoler and Paul S. Eder and L. Bell and Niwashin Shrestha and C. Eklund and M. Reilly and M. Hutchinson and S. Wacholder and P. Castle and R. Burk and M. Schiffman},
  journal={International Journal of Cancer},
  • J. Gage, K. Ajenifuja, +12 authors M. Schiffman
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Cancer
  • Success of the new human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA test for low‐resource settings (careHPV™ test; QIAGEN Gaithersburg Inc., Gaithersburg, MD) requires good test performance when operated by personnel with limited laboratory experience. We evaluated the transferability, reliability, and accuracy of the careHPV test nested within a cervical screening project in a large Nigerian village. CareHPV testing was performed on screen‐positive (n = 345) and screen‐negative (n = 42) women attending… CONTINUE READING
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