TITLE

Decisive Study Validates Roche's cobas HPV Test for Identifying Women at Highest Risk for Cervical Cancer

AUTHOR(S)
Jacobs, Rodger
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Clinical Lab Products;Apr2011, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the study "Addressing the Need for Advanced HPV Diagnostics (ATHENA)" that highlights the potential of the cobas HPV Test in detecting the presence of HPV-16 and HPV-18, and identifies cervical pre-cancer missed by traditional Pap test. The study, funded by Roche Molecular Systems, involved women with atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASC-US). The cobas HPV Test is under review and pending Pre-Market approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
ACCESSION #
60636082

 

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