The Pap test has changed: More Accurate. Less Often.

Cervical screening has changed in Australia. The Pap test has been replaced with a new Cervical Screening Test every five years. The latest medical and scientific evidence shows that having a Cervical Screening Test every five years is just as safe, and is more effective than having a Pap test every two years.

The test is a quick and simple procedure to check the health of your cervix. For you, if you have ever had a Pap test before, the way the test is done will look and feel the same.

See the full article here:

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/screening/publishing.nsf/Content/the-pap-test-has-changed-more-accurate-less-often

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