ascus

(redirected from ASC-US)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms.
Related to ASC-US: colposcopy, ASC-H

ascus

[′as·kəs]
(mycology)
An oval or tubular spore sac bearing ascospores in members of the Ascomycetes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
* 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).
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.