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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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Those cellular changes may eventually be detected during a routine pap smear and receive the diagnostics of ASCUS.
A analise dos resultados obtidos com a realizacao deste estudo possibilitou as seguintes conclusoes: A prevalencia de lesoes intraepiteliais de alto grau em mulheres com diagnostico colpocitologico de atipias de significado indeterminado (ASCUS) foi de 23,7%, se mostrando dessa forma bastante elevada quando comparada a outras cidades brasileiras (COSTA; BARROS, 2011).
The performance of MGMT and C13ORF18 methylation combined with HR-HPV detection for triage of ASCUS and LSIL is shown in [Table 5].
Pap smear had the greatest sensitivity when ASCUS and above lesions were considered as positive, but the specificity was at its peak when HSIL and above lesions were taken as significant.
Arrangement of ascospores in linear fashion in an ascus and presence of mucilaginous sheath is therefore considered important morphological characters for the identification of S.
The percentage of spherical, sub-spherical and ellipsoid spores varied among the ascus type (1-, 2-, 3-, 4-and 5-spored asci).
The woman with CIN 3 underwent a LEEP with follow-up Pap smear testing showing ASCUS (Table 5).
TABLE USPSTF cervical cancer screening recommendations (2) Age (years) Recommendation <21 No screening 21-29 Screen with cytology every 3 years, with reflex HPV testing if ASCUS is detected 30-65 Screen with a combination of cytology and HPV testing every 5 years (cytology every 3 years is an acceptable option) >65 Discontinue screening ASCUS, atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance; HPV, human papillomavirus; USPSTF, US Preventive Services Task Force.
Some ascomyceous fungi grow as single-celled yeasts, which do not form fruiting bodies as it developed into an ascus during sexual reproduction.
ASCUS: atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance; ASCH: atypical squamous cells without high/ grade lesion; LSIL/HSIL/CA: low/grade squamous intraepithelial lesion/ high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion/cervical cancer.
La expresion ASCUS corresponde a la sigla en ingles de celulas escamosas atipicas de significado no determinado, acunada por la terminologia Bethesda en 2001, que no necesariamente implica malignidad dado que, con gran frecuencia, su hallazgo se encuentra relacionado con un proceso netamente inflamatorio.