New Tools for Cervical Cancer Protection
THINPREP Rinses, separates, collects sample Cytyc Corp., Boxborough, cells to make Pap tests easier to Mass. 888 844-6773 read; added $15 to $20 cost HYBRID CAPTURE HPV TEST Analyzes DNA in cervical cells to Digene Corp., Beltsville, Md. detect the presence of HPV viruses; 800 344-3631 $50 per test PAPNET SCANNING SYSTEM Rescreens slides to find irregular Neuromedical Systems, cells overlooked in initial Pap test; Suffern, N.Y. 800 727-6384 $30 to $45 AUTOPAP Scanning system used at labs NeoPath, Redmond, Wash. rescreens slides to find those most 800 636-7284 in need of more review; around $20
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