Why the ThinPrep Pap Test

It's the most trusted, most comprehensive pap test you can get

The ThinPrep Pap Test is the most trusted, most widely used, most comprehensive pap test available. It is more accurate than a conventional "pap smear", and when combined with the ThinPrep Imaging System, even more disease is detected. So be sure to ask for an Imaged ThinPrep Pap Test.

A More Accurate Pap Test

The ThinPrep Pap Test has led the way in improving the accuracy of the pap test. The introduction of the ThinPrep Pap Test in 1996 has contributed to a 28% decrease in invasive cervical cancers in the United States.1

The ThinPrep Imaging System

Combined with the ThinPrep Imaging System, the ThinPrep Pap Test is the most comprehensive cervical cancer test available today. See how the ThinPrep Imaging System can increase your chances for early detection and treatment.

Trusted by Physicians

Physicians have made the ThinPrep Pap Test their test of choice. Over the past decade, it has become the most widely used pap test in the U.S.


The ThinPrep Pap Test is the only pap test that is FDA-approved as "significantly more effective" at detecting precancerous cervical cells. It's also FDA-approved/cleared for HPV, Chlamydia/Gonorrhea and Trichomonas testing all from the same sample, so you don’t have to undergo multiple sample collections.

Benefits of the ThinPrep Pap Test

Does it really matter what type of pap test you get? Learn more about why you should ask your doctor for an Imaged ThinPrep Pap Test.

Getting a ThinPrep Pap Test

Find out how to make sure your next pap test is a ThinPrep Pap Test, and what you should know before you go.

Common Questions

Get answers to questions you may have about the ThinPrep Pap Test and the ThinPrep Imaging System.


1. Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program. SEER Database: Incidence – SEER 9 Regs Public-Use, Nov. 2004 Sub (1973-2002), National Cancer Institute, DCCPS, Surveillance Research Program, Cancer Statistics Branch, released April 2005, based on November 2004 submission.

Privacy | Terms | Sitemap