Oncogenic HPV types not detected

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Women in whom oncogenic HPV types are not detected are at very low risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 (CIN3) and cervical cancer for at least 5 years (see Chapter 2. The rationale for primary HPV screening).[1][2] MSACThe Australian Medical Services Advisory Committee recommended that these women can continue 5-yearly screening (see Medical Services Advisory Committee recommendations for HPV testing).[3]

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REC6.1: Oncogenic HPV typesOncogenic HPV are HPV types considered capable of causing cancer. Types 16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59 and 68 are included in tests suitable for cervical screening. Some tests also detect type 66. not detected at routine screening
Women who have a screening HPV test in which oncogenic HPV types are not detected should rescreen in 5 years.

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