FDA Approves New HPV Test that Detects and Identifies HPV Genotypes that put Women at High Risk for Cervical Cancer

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced that it has received pre-market approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the BD Onclarity™ HPV assay. The test detects 14 types of high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) from specimens collected for cervical cancer screening ("Pap test") in the BD SurePath™ liquid based cytology vial. 

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