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    As various studies has prooved that approximately 14 High risk HPVs are responsible for more that 99% cases of cervical cancer, neither vaccine targetting HPV 16 and 18 only will not be a full proof method to get rid of this disease nor screening for all the high risk HPVs would be a cost effective strategy for screening at risk females.

    We need a sensitive yet cheaper protocol which may indicate the presence of HPVs (any genotypes, High or low risk) so that those female tested positive for HPV may be more frequently followed up for pap smear exmination for abnormal cells.

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