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Table 4 Collection materials and analysis of provider-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)
Pharyngeal GC Aptima Unisex Swab Specimen Collection Kit for Female Endocervical and Male Urethral Swab Specimens  
Vaginal GC/CT Aptima Unisex Swab Specimen Collection Kit for Female Endocervical and Male Urethral Swab Specimens  
Vaginal Trichomonisas OSOM Trichomonas Rapid Test Kit, Sterile Swab  
Vaginal BV OSOM Bvblue Rapid Test Kit, Sterile Swab  
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)
Cervical HPV DNA/mRNA & Cytology Medscand® Pap-Perfect® Spatula and Cytobrush Plus (Cooper Surgical) Cytyc® ThinPrep® solution  
  1. For collection of all vaginal samples: Welch-Allyn speculum, halogen plug-in speculum light, water-soluble lubricant, large cotton swab to remove excess lubricant at time of speculum removal