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#hpv test

# hpv-test - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Of 4,500 repeat smear tests that expired, 2,500 have been retested

Around half of the women who were offered the option of a retest have taken it up.

# hpv-test - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Letters to be sent to 6,000 women about repeat smear test next week

The health minister knew about the retests in December while the HSE were informed a month earlier.

# hpv-test - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

HPV test won't be rolled out until next year

The test was previously expected to be introduced this autumn.

# hpv-test - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Explainer: Here's what you need to know about the new HPV test for cervical cancer

The accuracy of HPV testing is significantly higher than liquid based cytology testing, which is the testing used now, and is expected to result in fewer women receiving a false negative result.