What Is an HVs Swab?


A HVS swab is a high vaginal swab. It is a cotton swab swiped inside a woman's vagina to test for diseases and infections. Vaginal discharge in the swab is then analysed in the labouratory.
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A high vaginal swab (HVS) is a swab of urethral discharge using a fine wire swab. The smears are then transported to a laboratory to be investigated. The test ...
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