March 12, 2014 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.: Microbiology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee.
March 12, 2014 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.: Microbiology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee
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During this meeting, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a new indication for the cobas Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Test, sponsored by Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. The cobas HPV Test is a qualitative in vitro test for the detection of HPV that is currently approved for use in conjunction with cervical cytology. Roche is seeking a claim whereby the cobas HPV Test can be used as a first-line primary cervical screening test. The test utilizes amplification of target DNA by the polymerase chain reaction and nucleic acid hybridization for the detection of 14 high risk (HR) HPV types in a single analysis. The test specifically identifies types HPV 16 and HPV 18 while concurrently detecting the rest of the high risk types (31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 66, and 68). Per the proposed indication, women who test negative for high risk HPV types by the cobas HPV Test would be followed up in accordance with the physician’s assessment of screening and medical history, other risk factors, and professional guidelines. Women who test positive for HPV genotypes 16 and/or 18 by the cobas HPV Test would be referred to colposcopy. Women who test high risk HPV positive and 16/18 negative by the cobas HPV Test (12 other HR HPV positive) would be evaluated by cervical cytology to determine the need for referral to colposcopy.
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