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DNA test outperforms cytology in Dutch cervical screening

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.335.7623.745-b (Published 11 October 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:745

Testing for DNA from human papillomaviruses is a more sensitive cervical screening tool than traditional cytology. DNA testing picks up more high grade lesions. It also picks them up earlier, according to a randomised trial.

Women in the Dutch screening …

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