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Table 2 Comparison of HPV nested PCR/sequencing and HC2 test results

From: Routine human papillomavirus genotyping by DNA sequencing in community hospital laboratories

   PCR Results   
   Negative High Risk Low Risk Unsat. Total
HC2 Results Negative 364 23 16 0 403
  High Risk 8 50 17 0 75
  Low Risk NP NP NP   
  Unsat. 34 1   0 35
  Total 406 74 33 0 513
  1. HC2, Hybrid Capture 2; HPV, human papillomavirus; PCR, polymerase chain reaction.
  2. Unsat. Test results or specimens considered inadequate for evaluation.
  3. High Risk HPV types 16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59 and 68.
  4. Low Risk HPV types other than those listed as High Risk.
  5. NP = not performed.
  6. Data are given as number of specimens