More than 100 different Human Papilloma Viruses HPV are detected nowadays and some of these types are more likely to develop cancer in human beings. Those are referred as “high carcinogenic risk” or “high risk types” HPV and they are known to cause the vast majority of cervical cancers which cause death in women with an annual incidence of around half a million and a mortality of almost 50 %. But the persistent infection has also been linked to cancer of the oropharynx, larynx, vulva, vagina, penis, and anus.
With this combination HPV types 6 and 11 with low risk and HPV types 16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 66, 68 with high risk can be detected in one run.
- Scrapings of the epithelial cells
Detection Channels (please see IFU for details)