human papillomavirus

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human pap·il·lo·ma·vi·rus

 (păp′ə-lō′mə-vī′rəs)
n. Abbr. HPV
Any of various genera of papillomaviruses that cause cutaneous and genital warts in humans, with some strains associated with cervical, anogenital, or laryngeal carcinomas.

hu′man papillo′mavirus


n.
the virus that causes genital warts.
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High-risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) was detected by the Digene Hybrid Capture 2[R].
Qiagen's comprehensive sexual and reproductive health portfolio includes PartoSure and the AmniSure ROM Test, an assay for rupture of membranes; differentiated core technologies; bioinformatics solutions for non-invasive prenatal testing; and the digene HC2 HPV test to screen for human papillomavirus and protect women from cervical cancer.
The initial study protocol also called for collecting an oral brush specimen using the Hybrid Capture-2 High-Risk HPV DNA Assay (Digene Corporation, Gaithersburg, MD), however, laboratory closures in Port-au-Prince forced the discontinuation of this part of the study.
Previously, Calvin has worked in various leadership positions at Accuvein, Beckman Coulter, Qiagen, Digene, AGENIX as well as Abbott Laboratories.
The key players profiled in this report are Abbott laboratories, Becton, Dickenson and co., Roche diagnostics, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Pfizer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Digene corp., Dendreon corp., and SANOFI.
The challenges are a mixture of test samples that are negative or positive for HPV, shipped in the form of 4 different subprograms based on the preferred testing medium chosen by each laboratory: CHPVM (ThinPrep; Hologic, Bedford, Massachusetts), CHPVK (SurePath; Becton, Dickinson and Company, Franklin Lakes, New Jersey), CHPVD (Digene Specimen Transport Medium; Qiagen, Gaithersburg, Maryland), as well as a mixed-media option.
Dayton, OH, September 27, 2016 --(PR.com)-- "Not My Secret to Keep: A Memoir of Healing from Childhood Sexual Abuse" by Digene Farrar with Cynthia Hurn chosen as Medalist Winner in the Motivational / Self-Help category of the 2015 New Apple Book Awards for Excellence in Independent Publishing.
The bird recovered uneventfully from anesthesia and post-operative treatments were carried out (maintained on RL and NS, Enrofloxacin--15mg/kg, Metoclopramide-0.5mg/kg bid, Digene (b) -0.5 ml tid, Sucralfate- 0.5 ml bid and Celecoxib--20 mg/kg oid).
The foray into OTC drugs - which do not require a doctor's prescription for purchase - began in 2014 with Abbott's well-known, 70-year-old antacid brand Digene being moved to this category.
La deteccion y tipificacion del VPH se realizo a traves del Kit VPH-Fast del Laboratorio FARMA-GEN (Espana) (11) y el test de Captura de Hibrido 2 (HC2) (DIGENE): consistio en una prueba de hibridacion de acido nucleico in vitro con amplificacion de senal, detectando por quimioluminiscencia de forma cualitativa dieciocho (18) tipos de ADN del VPH.
As part of the investment, Evan Jones, co-founder of Digene Corporation, will become a member of the companya[euro](tm)s board.Country: USASector: BiotechnologyTarget: Foundation Medicine Inc Buyer: Evan Jones, Yuri Milner, Bill GatesDeal size in USD: 13.5mType: VCStatus: Closed