WHO prequalifies additional HPV test, expanding options as countries pursue cervical cancer elimination

WHO prequalifies additional HPV test, expanding options as countries pursue cervical cancer elimination

WHO prequalifies additional HPV test – WHO has added a fourth test to the list of prequalified tests for human papillomavirus (HPV). Although most HPV infections clear up on their own, some high-risk types could lead to cervical cancer. Testing for HPV infection is an integral part of cervical cancer screening. “A key pillar of the…