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Human papillomavirus and cervical cytology in adolescents.
they have received negative test cotest results on both cervical cytology screening and HPV DNA testing and are considered low risk.
The Bethesda system represents a substantial advance in cervical cytology reporting.
Testing for low-risk (nononcogenic) HPV types has no role in routine cervical cancer screening or for the evaluation of women with abnormal cervical cytology.
Each year about 3 million women in the United States have cervical cytology results showing LSIL or ASCUS.
Nevertheless, on the basis of our findings, we suggest that detection of HPV-16, HPV-18, or both combined with a raised threshold of abnormal cervical cytology (LSIL or worse) might be preferable to the existing recommendations for management of HPV-positive women," according to the investigators.
The purpose of this study was to identify any differences in the occurrence of contamination or distortion of cervical cytology test results between water and gel as the lubricant.
Liquid-based cervical cytology yields slides with greater detail, which allows more accurate characterization of pathologic changes.
This CBASO provides a strategic analysis of TriPath's cervical cytology products that include SurePath Test Pack(R), the PrepStain Slide Processor(R) and FocalPoint Imaging System(R).
The North of England Commissioning Support Unit (NECS), on behalf of NHS England, intend to commission a Cervical Cytology and HPV Testing Laboratory Service for deployment across the West Yorkshire region.
1) Those recommendations are at odds, however, with guidelines issued by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, which state: "Women who have had a hysterectomy and have a history of CIN 2 or CIN 3--or in whom a negative history cannot be documented--should continue to be screened annually until three consecutive satisfactory negative cervical cytology results are obtained.