Human papillomavirus infection

Last updated: Friday, 06, August, 2010
Key InformationAppropriate Tests

Cutaneous warts

Clinical diagnosis; testing not indicated.

Genital (including cervical) warts

Cervical cytology; lesion biopsy.

Human papillomavirus testing may be used to identify types that are associated with an increased risk of malignancy.

Laryngeal warts