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Allen and Adam Medical Services

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Cervical Screening

All women who have ever been sexually active should have regular cervical smear tests every three years between the ages of 20 and 70. This includes women who have been immunised against HPV. This test detects abnormal cells which, if left untreated, could become cervical cancer. Very often these cells are made abnormal by a human papillomavirus (HPV) which is a sexually transmitted virus. Regular tests and treatment reduces the likelihood of this sort of cancer by around 90%. 

For more information about cervical smear tests click on the link to the National Screening Unit website http://www.nsu.govt.nz/current-nsu-programmes/national-cervical-screening-programme.aspx

Contact Details

  • Phone

    (03) 218 6343

  • Fax

    (03) 218 9895

  • Healthlink EDI

    allemach

Suite 1
112 Don Street
Invercargill
Southland 9810

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Suite 1
112 Don Street
Invercargill
Southland 9810

This page was last updated at 4:02PM on July 8, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Allen and Adam Medical Services.