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What does the Nurx Home HPV Screening Test look for?

There are over 150 different strains of HPV – some are low risk and others are high risk. The high risk strains, particularly strains 16 and 18, are responsible for about 70% of cases of cervical cancer. For most people, the virus clears on its own without any treatment. In some cases, an HPV infection with a high risk stain can potentially lead to cancer.

The test kit screens for 14 high-risk strains of the virus: HPV16 and HPV18, which cause the vast majority of cervical cancer cases – and 12 additional high risk types.

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