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ascus

[′as·kəs]
(mycology)
An oval or tubular spore sac bearing ascospores in members of the Ascomycetes.
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Therefore, following ACOG recommendations an ASC-US result grants a triage for HPV because of their well-established relationship (4).
Com base nos dados coletados foi possivel chegar aos seguintes resultados: a analise de laudos em diferentes meses do ano de 2016 revelou que a frequencia de diagnosticos ASC-US, nos exames processados durante esse mesmo periodo, foi de 2,23%.
El presente estudio incluyo casos con diferentes grados de alteraciones morfologicas como ASC-US, LSIL y HSIL, de los cuales, el 36,5% mostro celulas epiteliales con expresion simultanea de [p16.sup.INK4a]/Ki-67, observandose una asociacion significativa entre el incremento de la inmunorreactividad y la severidad de las categorias citologicas que engloban a las lesiones de cuello uterino.
Los analisis de reproducibilidad se realizaron mediante tablas de contingencia 2x2 definiendo tres grupos de comparacion segun los siguientes puntos de corte para las anormalidades de celulas escamosas: 1) negativas vs ASC-US o mas grave, 2) AGC-NOS o menos vs EIBG o mas grave, 3) LEIBG o menos vs ASC-H o mas grave.
Segun el metodo de planificacion se hallo mayor prevalencia de LIE de bajo grado, NIVA de bajo grado y ASC-US en las mujeres que planifican con metodos hormonales o dispositivo intrauterino, mientras que la prevalencia de LIE de alto grado y AGC-NOS fue mayor en mujeres con tubectomia (cuadro 4).
* ASC-US, HPV positive; LSIL; or more severe cytologic result regardless of HPV status: Conduct a colposcopic evaluation.
* cytology ASC-US, HPV negative: watch and wait and repeat 1 year
Used adjunctively with the Cervista TM HPV HR test in patients with ASC-US cervical cytology results, to assess the presence or absence of specific high-risk HPV types.
HPV DNA testing can be used in a variety of clinical scenarios that include primary screening in women older than 30 yr; as an adjunctive test to cytology; in the triage of women with an equivocal cytologic report, e.g., ASC-US; or for follow-up post-treatment for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN).
The accuracy of the HPV-DNA test for detecting high-grade disease (CIN 2+) in women with minor cytological abnormalities (ASC-US and LSIL) in patients affiliated to the social security system in Bogota, Colombia
Restraint is also warranted in the management of teens whose Pap tests show atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASC-US) or low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (LSIL), Dr.