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ASC-US

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atypical squamous cells of uncertain significance It is a finding on some abnormal PAP smears in which frankly dysplastic lesions are not found, but cell nuclei demonstrate minor histopathological abnormalities.
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The survey data also revealed that HPV genotyping tests were offered to women with HPV-positive ASC-US (63.
Segun Grisales y otros [22] estas diferencias reflejan dificultades en la implementacion de criterios para la lectura de las citologias con esta categoria y sugiere la necesidad de un sistema que evalue la reproducibilidad de los resultados de ASC-US.
hallaron ASC-US en el 10% de las mujeres evaluadas (26), mientras que Mendoza en Tulua reporto una prevalencia del 2, 6% (25).
In adolescents with ASC-US and HPV positive or with LSIL, it is now recommended to watch and wait, and repeat the Pap in one year.
HPV genotyping is not recommended for women with ASC-US
As in 2006, ASC-US reflex testing is still the most common indication for HPV testing (89.
Women who have ASC-US cytology and test HPV-positive should go to immediate colposcopy, regardless of hrHPV results, including genotyping.
Lack of specificity for precancerous lesions in ASC-US
El unico caso de ASC-US de este estudio aunque positivo para infeccion multiple de HR-HPV, no expreso la p16INK4a, probablemente debido a que el DNA viral se encontraba en estado episomal, no integrado.
Consensus guidelines call for reflex human papillomavirus (HPV) testing for women with ASC-US and colposcopic examination of the cervix for HPV infection, LSIL, and high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL).