No. 36827G


Rovers® Cervex-Brush® Combi

For Pap Smear Specimen Collection
510K approved

Rovers Medical Devices has engineered a new Pap smear collection device which combines the important features of the original Cervex-Brush® with the benefits of the EndoCervex-Brush®.  The convenient Cervex-Brush® Combi provides doctors and nurses the option of a simultaneous Pap smear collection with a single device insertion. The Cervex-Brush® Combi will collect both ectocervical and endocervical cells from patients.

The Cervex-Brush® Combi a new patented, high tech product capable of delivering higher cellular yield of endocervical cells than the traditional Cervex-Brush®.  Laboratory tests have also indicated presence of oncogenic HPV type cells which will encourage other applications for the Cervex-Brush® Combi.

The Cervex-Brush® Combi was developed for two main reasons.  For current users of the Cervex-Brush® a perfect smear can be made in the majority of the cases and if the instructions for use are followed properly.  In a small percentage of cases (stenotic os or narrow entry of the endocervical canal) sometimes a more rigid endocervical sample is needed (see EndoCervex-Brush®).

In addition, there are a small number of practitioners that have trouble with the right application of the Cervex-Brush® (insert central hairs into the endocervical canal and make 5 full turns in a clockwise direction).  Sometimes they use the Cervex-Brush® in the same way they used the spatula resulting in unsatisfactory smears due to a lack of endocervical cells.  With proper use of the Cervex-Brush® Combi, practitioners will only have to rotate the brush two full turns.  The device only differs from the Cervex-Brush® in that the 9 longer middle hairs have been replaced by a complete endocervical sampler.  This makes the device the ideal Pap smear collection instrument since it is now possible to smear almost 100% of the patients while simultaneously the middle part of the device is collecting endocervical material.  Initial studies with the Cervex-Brush® Combi resulted in favorable collection efficiencies with a statistically significant higher yield of endocervical cells.

Contra-indications: The Rovers® Cervex-Brush® Combi should not be used during pregnancy.

Rovers® Cervex-Brush® Combi

Part No. VWR No. Description Packaging
36827G 89171-022 Rovers® Cervex-Brush® Combi, 25/pack 25/case

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