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ASC-USAtypical Squamous Cells of Undetermined Significance (pap smear)
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About 25% of patients had HPV testing ordered explicitly as a reflex test after an ASC-US Pap cytology report from this group of patients.
Atypical Squamous Ceils of Undetermined Significance (ASC-US), 40X
The aim of this work was to determine the presence of HPV and ZIKV in a group of Ecuadorian patients with the cytology diagnostics of ASC-US. These samples were obtained during the first ZIKV outbreak in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Trata-se de um estudo descritivo, transversal, retrospectivo, onde se investiga a frequencia de atipias de significado indeterminado do tipo ASC-US em exames citopatologicos ao longo de alguns meses dos anos de 2016 e 2017, no municipio de Fortaleza, Ceara, segundo dados levantados em um laboratorio da rede privada.
Abbreviations and Acronyms AML: Algemeen Medisch Laboratorium ASC-US: Atypical cells of undetermined significance AV: Aerobic vaginitis AVF: High risk abnormal vaginal flora BV: Bacterial vaginosis CT: C.
Cytological diagnosis Without HPV With HPV All women (N = 253) (N = 47) (N = 300) NILM 243 (96.0) 36 (76.6) (a) 279 (93.0) ASC-US 4 (1.6) 6 (12.8) (b) 10 (3.3) ASC-H 1 (0.4) 1 (2.1) (c) 2 (0.7) ASC-H+AG 0 (0.0) 1 (2.1) 1 (0.3) LSIL 0 (0.0) 1 (2.1) (d) 1 (0.3) HSIL 0 (0.0) 2 (4.3) (e) 2 (0.7) AG-NOS 1 (0.4) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.3) Unsatisfactory sample 4 (1.6) 0 (0.0) 4 (1.4) Data are reported as number with percent in parentheses.
Prevalence of cervical intraepithelial squamous lesions in patients attending a teaching hospital in Bogota, Colombia, being cytologically diagnosed as suffering from atypical squamous cells having undefined significance (ASC-US).
HPV primary: HPV-negative women rescreened in 3 years, HPV16/18-positive women receive immediate colposcopy, women positive for the other 12 HPV types receive reflex cytology with colposcopy if the cytology is ASC-US or worse.
HPV mRNA testing in triage of women with ASC-US cytology may reduce the time for CIN2+diagnosis compared with repeat cytology.
La deteccion combinada de [p16.sup.INK4a]/Ki-67 parece ser un indicador altamente especifico de la existencia de celulas transformadas, que descaman de las lesiones premalignas y malignas de cuello uterino asociadas a VPHAR, sobre todo en pacientes con citologias atipicas, que incluyen a las atipias celulares de significado indeterminado (ASC-US) asi como a las atipias que no excluyen una lesion intraepitelial de alto grado (ASC-H) y a la lesion intraepitelial escamosa de bajo grado o LSIL (11, 16, 18, 19).