HPV Test (Women)

Sale price Price R 1,400.00 Regular price

Description:

Self-sampling kit for HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) detection.

HPV testing is more sensitive and able to detect precancerous changes in the cervix earlier compared to regular pap smear testing. (Read More)

The test kit is sent in an unmarked package to your postal address or to the nearest PostNet. After the sample has been taken the test needs to be returned to one of our laboratory partners located nationwide.

The cost for the test includes the test kit, delivery, laboratory testing and a telephonic consult with one of our medical doctors to discuss the results there will be no additional or hidden fees to get your HPV status

 

Who Should Get Tested:

(Based on 2017 SA HPV Board Guidelines)

- Screening from age 25 for all sexually active woman who are HIV negative

- Screening every 3 years for all HIV positive woman

 

Sub-types covered:

Highest cancer risk strains 16 & 18

12 Other high risk strains 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 66 and 68

 

Samples required:

Swab (vaginal)

 

Recommended Window Period*

7-12 days after exposure

 

Additional Info

HPV information

CDC HPV Fact Sheet

 

*The window period is the theoretical time period during which a person could be infected but the infection is undetectable by a test