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Table 5 shows the genotyping methods offered for cases with HR-HPV positivity regardless of Pap test results and patient ages.
Next they compared rates of new CIN or cervical cancer only in women whose first Pap test was normal.
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Among women aged 18-21 years, the percentage who reported never having had a Pap test increased from 26.
Between 60 and 80 percent of women with newly diagnosed cervical cancer haven't had a Pap test in five years; many of them have never had a Pap test.
When combined with a Pap test, HPV testing increases the accuracy of detection for women older than 30 by 42 percent over the traditional Pap test alone.
Below is some information on what a Pap test is all about and why you should consider getting one.
Four in 10 women had a history of abnormal Pap test findings; in the past year, 18% had had an STD, and 7% had been pregnant.
About 55 million Pap tests are performed yearly in the United States, with about 3.
The Pap test is an iconic cornerstone of women's health.
Although a Pap test may not be necessary, experts recommend that women have a yearly pelvic exam.
A Pap test is a quick simple test in which a number of cells are collected from the cervix and examined for changes.