HPV DNA test

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The HPV DNA test is used to check for infection with HPV types associated with cervical cancer. Typically, the test looks for 14 different HPV types. HPV type 16 and HPV type 18 are most closely associated with cervical cancer.

How the Test Is Performed

How to Prepare for the Test

How the Test will Feel

Why the Test Is Performed

Normal Results

What Abnormal Results Mean