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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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The median HPV16 and/or HPV18 positivity rate appeared higher for women with ASC-US than for women with LSIL, but the difference was not statistically significant (25.
La prevalencia de ASC-US hallada en este estudio es significativamente mas baja que la reportada en paises diferentes a Colombia donde ha llegado al 7% (31), incluso algunos autores refieren que este reporte se presentan anualmente entre 2 y 3 millones de mujeres de Estados Unidos (32).
cytology > ASC-US and any HPV: refer directly for colposcopy
Based on the data available as of September 2006, both the committee that reviewed atypical squamous cells and the committee that reviewed HPV DNA testing decided that HPV genotyping does not add clinical benefit to the management of women with ASC-US.
Por consiguiente, el proposito de este estudio fue determinar el grado de exactitud de la prueba diagnostica AMPLICOR[R] Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Test, comparada con el resultado de la biopsia en la deteccion de lesiones premalignas de alto grado (HSIL) o superiores (cancer de cervix), en pacientes con citologia ASC-US y LSIL.
Another limitation is that approximately 2 million of the 50 million Pap tests performed annually in the United States have equivocal results, which are known as ASC-US.
This is an exploratory descriptive study in which the fractal dimensions were calculated, with the simplified and the conventional box counting method, of the cellular and nuclear contours of 13 normal and with abnormalities cells of the scaly epithelium of uterine neck like ASC-US and L-SIL, from digital photographies of 7 normal cells, 2 ASC-US and 4 L-SIL diagnosed with cytomorphologic criteria by means of microscopic conventional observation.
The reported rates of ASC-US testing were compared with data received in 2006 by using a [chi square] test.
Women near age 65 who have a negative finding on ASC-US cytology and HPV testing should not exit screening.
Low reproducibility for ASC-US and LSIL (low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion)