Low-risk human papillomavirus testing and other nonrecommended human papillomavirus testing practices among U.S. health care providers.

@article{Lee2011LowriskHP,
  title={Low-risk human papillomavirus testing and other nonrecommended human papillomavirus testing practices among U.S. health care providers.},
  author={Jennifer Wai-Yin Lee and Zahava Berkowitz and Mona Saraiya},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2011},
  volume={118 1},
  pages={4-13}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess self-reported human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA testing practices by health care providers and clinics, including nonrecommended practices such as low-risk HPV testing, HPV cotesting in women younger than age 30 years, and HPV reflex testing for high-grade abnormal Pap test results. METHODS We analyzed responses to a cross-sectional survey of a nationally representative sample of Papanicolaou test providers administered in conjunction with the 2006 National Ambulatory Medical… CONTINUE READING