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2014-04-24 16:29:10

Expanded indication makes cobas® HPV Test the only test approved in U.S. that can be used instead of Pap in first-line primary screening in women 25 and older PLEASANTON, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY)announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the cobas(®) HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Test for use as a first-line primary screening test for cervical cancer in women 25 and older. The approval follows the March 12...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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