HPV Test in Catania
HPV (Human papillomavirus ) is transmitted through sexual intercourse and causes nearly 100% of cancers of the cervix in women. It is estimated that 1 in 2 women will contract the virus in their lifetime. As with most sexually transmitted diseases, HPV infection is typically asymptomatic. However, if the infection becomes chronic, and if the HPV type is classified as high or medium risk, it is possible that the infection progresses towards the development of a precancerous lesion and then a malignant neoplasm, carcinoma of the cervix. uterine. The HPV test allows an absolutely early diagnosis of high and medium risk HPV infection, which can be easily treated without further problems, thus interrupting the sequence towards the development of the tumor.