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With a pap test or a pap smear, it is easy to detect the presence of human papillomavirus in the organism. The benefit of co-collection is sparing many women from additional clinical examinations and further colposcopic and cervical biopsy scrutiny. Liquid-based cervical cytology is the most popular method, and for women with ASCUS (atypical cells of undetermined significance) results, co-collection of an HPV specimen is recommended. With a pap test or a pap smear, it is easy to detect the presence of human papillomavirus in the organism.

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Pap Smear, Human Papillomavirus

If any abnormalities are present, a physician will generally recommend a follow-up examination to determine if there are any changes in cellular appearance. The cells from a swab of the mucous membranes of the cervix are inspected for any irregularities. With a pap test or a pap smear, it is easy to detect the presence of human papillomavirus in the organism.

Other Topics: HPV, HPV Vaccine, HPV Virus, HPV Pic, HPV Prevention, Human Papilloma Virus, Human Papillomavirus HPV Infection, LEEP, Abnormal Pap Smear, Genital Wart

Dr. Joe Glickman, Jr., M.D.

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