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Table 3 Collection materials and analysis of self-collected specimens

From: Comparing self- and provider-collected swabbing for HPV DNA testing in female-to-male transgender adult patients: a mixed-methods biobehavioral study protocol

Specimen Collection Materials Lab Analysis (Quest Diagnostics)
Vaginal HPV DNA Polyester Swab (Puritan) ThinPrep Solution (Cytyc®) DNA Hybridization Assay via Digene probe (HPV Types 16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 68)
Vaginal GC/CT Aptima Unisex Swab Specimen Collection Kit for Female Endocervical and Male Urethral Swab Specimens  
Rectal GC/CT Aptima Unisex Swab Specimen Collection Kit for Female Endocervical and Male Urethral Swab Specimens  
  1. Additional supplies provided to each participant: Hand mirror, latex gloves, written self-collection instructions
  2. Collection kits for each specimen were color coded and numbered to match to the respective instruction sheet and to mitigate errors in sample packaging