This study assessed the accuracy of high-risk human papillomavirus testing of BD Onclarity HPV (Onclarity) assay on vaginal self-collected FLOQSwab versus cervical samples to ensure similar accuracy to detect cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. Testing was performed on two automated platforms, BD Viper LT and BD COR, to evaluate the effect of machine and using two vaginal self-samples to analyze the influence of collection, transport, and freezing-unfreezing on the results. A cervical sample and two self-samples were collected from 300 women. The first collected vaginal and the cervical sample were tested on BD Viper LT, and the second swab was frozen and subsequently tested on both automated systems. Test results on vaginal and cervical specimens were considered the index and comparator, respectively; colposcopy and histology were reference standards. Relative sensitivity for ≥CIN2 on vaginal samples analyzed versus the cervical sample was 1.01 (0.97–1.06), 1.01 (0.97–1.06), and 1.00 (0.95–1.05), for the first, second self-collected sample tested on BD VIPER LT, and second self-collected sample tested on BD COR, respectively. Relative specificity was 0.83 (0.73–0.94), 0.76 (0.67–0.87), and 0.82 (0.73–0.92) using the three different workflows. Cut-off optimization for human papillomavirus (HPV) positivity defined at Ct ≤38.3 for HPV16, ≤ 34.2 for HPV18, and ≤31.5 for all other types showed an increased relative specificity with similar sensitivity. No significant difference was observed between self-samples tested with the two platforms and between first- and second-collected swabs. Onclarity assay on FLOQSwab using both platforms showed similar sensitivity but lower specificity to detect ≥CIN2 compared to cervical samples. By cut-off optimization, non-inferior specificity could be reached.

Martinelli, M., Latsuzbaia, A., Bonde, J., Pedersen, H., Iacobone, A., Bottari, F., et al. (2024). Performance of BD Onclarity HPV assay on FLOQSwabs vaginal self-samples. MICROBIOLOGY SPECTRUM [10.1128/spectrum.02872-23].

Performance of BD Onclarity HPV assay on FLOQSwabs vaginal self-samples

Martinelli, Marianna
Primo
;
Cocuzza, Clementina E.
Co-ultimo
;
Giubbi, Chiara
Membro del Collaboration Group
;
Martella, Silvia
Membro del Collaboration Group
;
2024

Abstract

This study assessed the accuracy of high-risk human papillomavirus testing of BD Onclarity HPV (Onclarity) assay on vaginal self-collected FLOQSwab versus cervical samples to ensure similar accuracy to detect cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. Testing was performed on two automated platforms, BD Viper LT and BD COR, to evaluate the effect of machine and using two vaginal self-samples to analyze the influence of collection, transport, and freezing-unfreezing on the results. A cervical sample and two self-samples were collected from 300 women. The first collected vaginal and the cervical sample were tested on BD Viper LT, and the second swab was frozen and subsequently tested on both automated systems. Test results on vaginal and cervical specimens were considered the index and comparator, respectively; colposcopy and histology were reference standards. Relative sensitivity for ≥CIN2 on vaginal samples analyzed versus the cervical sample was 1.01 (0.97–1.06), 1.01 (0.97–1.06), and 1.00 (0.95–1.05), for the first, second self-collected sample tested on BD VIPER LT, and second self-collected sample tested on BD COR, respectively. Relative specificity was 0.83 (0.73–0.94), 0.76 (0.67–0.87), and 0.82 (0.73–0.92) using the three different workflows. Cut-off optimization for human papillomavirus (HPV) positivity defined at Ct ≤38.3 for HPV16, ≤ 34.2 for HPV18, and ≤31.5 for all other types showed an increased relative specificity with similar sensitivity. No significant difference was observed between self-samples tested with the two platforms and between first- and second-collected swabs. Onclarity assay on FLOQSwab using both platforms showed similar sensitivity but lower specificity to detect ≥CIN2 compared to cervical samples. By cut-off optimization, non-inferior specificity could be reached.
Articolo in rivista - Articolo scientifico
Vaginal self-sampling, HPV, cervical cancer prevention
English
7-feb-2024
2024
e02872
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Martinelli, M., Latsuzbaia, A., Bonde, J., Pedersen, H., Iacobone, A., Bottari, F., et al. (2024). Performance of BD Onclarity HPV assay on FLOQSwabs vaginal self-samples. MICROBIOLOGY SPECTRUM [10.1128/spectrum.02872-23].
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