Pad - a new self-collection device for human papillomavirus.

  title={Pad - a new self-collection device for human papillomavirus.},
  author={Su-Jung Kim and Sarah Y. Song and Denise S. Kim and J-w Lee and B-G Kim and D-S Bae and Eun Sun Song and Hee Jae Joo},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  volume={18 3},
This study was designed to determine the accuracy and agreement of a self-collection method using pad for human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA. One hundred and thirty-four patients at university hospitals voluntarily participated in the accuracy study, and 314 volunteers participated in the agreement study at local clinics. DNA was extracted and amplified using HPV L1 consensus primers designed for the direct sequencing. In the accuracy study, all samples were probed via histological examinations… CONTINUE READING

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