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.
The RealLine HPV HCR Genotype kit detects following HPV genotypes in two tubes of mastermix:
16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 66 and 68.
- Scrapings of the epithelial cells
Detection Channels (please see IFU for details)