The mean duration of ASCUS
in women who tested negative for HPV was 7.
Colposcopy-directed biopsy was performed in patients with LSIL or HSIL, or with ASCUS
and high-risk HPV.
Laboratory rates of ASCUS
will vary depending on the patient population, diagnostic criteria, and experience and skill of the cytotechnologist or cytopathologist.
This terminology has been eliminated, largely to avoid confusing the acronym with ASCUS
The researchers found that women at low risk for developing cervical disease could be spared the need for a range of possible treatment options currently followed for ASCUS
Furthermore, this study found that among 146 ASCUS
samples in women followed at least 2 years since the test, 123 (84%) experienced disease regression before the following visit.
Attila Lorincz, Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer at Digene, said, "The new findings from this important study again confirm the important role that HPV testing, using Digene's hc2 HPV Test, plays in ASCUS
Euscher stated, "The results of this study support the clinical utility of testing for HPV by ISH in predicting which women with ASCUS
are at high risk and, as importantly, low risk for SIL (Unequivocal Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion).
The UN's health arm has been delivering med- ical help to Syria from the start of the conflict but has to operate through Dam- ascus
Whether testing for high-risk HPV permits triage of anal atypical squamous cells of unknown significance (ASCUS
) remains unclear, though it probably does not, while testing for high-risk HPV does permit triage of cervical ASCUS
, (SANA) -- Dam Prime Minister, Wael al-Halqi, stressed on Monday that the return of the displaced Syrians is evidence of their clinging to their homeland to contribute to the reconstruction process of the renewed Syria.
Managing atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS
): Human papillomavirus testing, ASCUS
subtyping, or follow-up cytology?