Pap and HPV test
A pap and HPV test are two procedures used to detect human papillomavirus and
cancerous cells on the cervix. During the procedure, the gynecologist takes one
or two samples of the cells from the cervix. The samples are sent to a lab, the
results will be sent to you vie e-mail.
This procedure is another type of test used to detect precancerous cells, and
genital warts. During the colposcopy, the gynecologist uses a special magnifying
instrument (colposcope) that allows to see the cervix. If needed, will collect a
small sample of tissue that will be sent to a lab for testing.