Research & Development
HPV point-of-care test in development combines isothermal amplification, lateral flow detection
A testing platform that combines the two technologies often used separately in diagnostic tests could simplify the equipment and procedures needed for HPV testing.
June 23, 2023
Roche receives WHO prequalification for HPV screening tool
Prequalification helps expand access to the screening tool in countries that rely on the WHO's list of prequalified suppliers in making purchasing and implementation decisions.
June 13, 2023
Mailed HPV home test kits doubled cervical cancer screening rates in study
Mailing human papillomavirus (HPV) self-collection kits for at-home use improved cervical cancer screening in under-screened, low-income women by nearly two-fold.
May 12, 2023
Mayo Clinic, Naveris collaborate to evaluate HPV DNA test in clinical trial
The test is being developed with the aim of aiding treatment selection for patients with HPV-driven head and neck cancer.
April 13, 2023
Becton Dickinson HPV assay FDA approved with BD SurePath, Hologic ThinPrep Pap tests
The BD Onclarity HPV Assay individually tests for an extended set of HPV types, including HPV 31, which poses a higher risk for causing cervical precancer than HPV 18, Becton Dickinson said.
February 21, 2023
BioReference offering Roche Diagnostics cytology test for women at high risk for HPV
The test uses dual biomarker technology to simultaneously detect p16 and Ki-67 in women with HPV-positive results.
February 9, 2023
Virax Biolabs obtains CE Mark, introduces human papillomavirus test kit
The HPV test kit covers 18 genotypes of the human papillomavirus, including type 53, which is higher risk and becoming increasingly prevalent.
January 4, 2023
Enzo launches RNA gene expression platform for HPV
The platform's products combine sequence-specific probes with Enzo's LoopRNA in situ hybridization (ISH) technology, enabling the products to detect target genes in tissue or cell samples while preserving the morphology, Enzo said. This study of single cells within their native tissue environment, called spatial biology, helps scientists characterize and understand disease, Enzo added.
September 25, 2022
TTS, OmniPathology to offer oral HPV testing in L.A.
A throat swab enables the detection of 14 high-risk strains of HPV by pathologists at OmniPathology's high-complexity, CLIA-certified pathology laboratory in Pasadena, CA.
August 16, 2022
OmniPathology launches lab-developed test for HPV
The PCR-based test detects 14 high-risk strains of HPV, a virus with potential to progress to cancer. It is performed on a throat swab submitted for testing to OmniPathology's CLIA-certified laboratory in Pasadena, CA, and helps screen for oropharyngeal cancer and early premalignant lesions.
July 11, 2022
Bio-Techne launches HPV assay in Europe
RNAscope in situ hybridization (ISH) is a highly sensitive and specific spatial biology technology, Bio-Techne said.
July 5, 2022
Roche launches HPV self-sampling solution
The patient self-collects a sample while at a healthcare facility, following instructions provided by a healthcare worker. Then the clinically validated vaginal sample is analyzed with the Roche Cobas HPV test on one of its molecular instruments.
June 15, 2022
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