Stability of Cervical Specimens in SurePath Medium for Human Papillomavirus Testing with the Roche cobas 4800 Assay Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • The stability of cervical specimens in SurePath preservative fluid for human papillomavirus (HPV) testing with Roche cobas 4800 was determined using a panel of 308 pooled specimens from a colposcopy referral population. The SurePath specimens appeared to be stable for up to 10 weeks at ambient temperature for HPV testing with cobas 4800.

publication date

  • October 1, 2013