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cervical

[′sər·və·kəl]
(anatomy)
Of or relating to the neck, a necklike part, or the cervix of an organ.
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et al (2017) study showed that no bacterial growth was observed in 49% cases followed by E.coli (19%), S.aureus (11%), GBs and Citrobacter (each 2%) of cervical swab culture.
Based on the results of phylogenetic analysis for HPV DNA isolated from cervical swabs and urine samples, there were 13 isolates, 8 of which are low risk (clustered with type 6 and type 11), while other 5 isolates were HR (clustered with type 16, 18 and type 66).
The organisms were isolated from placenta, fetal stomach contents, fetal heart blood and cervical swab of dams.
Mean pretreatment bacterial loads ([log.sub.10]) did not vary significantly among sample types for the 96 samples for which data were available: 2.9 [log.sub.10] from 67 urine samples, 3.1 [log.sub.10] from 26 rectal swab samples, and 2.5 [log.sub.10] from 3 cervical swab samples (p = 0.56 for rectal vs.
albicans in the vaginal swabs and HSV-1 and HSV-2 in the cervical swabs. The threshold of detection of the PCR was equal to or greater than 103 copies/ml.
In our study, by using cervical swabs prevalence of 17.43% is somewhat higher than those studies conducted in Iran.
RealTime is intended to be used with cervical swab specimens collected in various transport media (11, 12) and has been clini-cally validated for primary cervical cancer screening in women 30 years and older, and ASC-US triage (10).
Each patient provided a medical history including obstetrics and gynecological information before she had the Pap smear, cervical swab for Hybrid Capture 2 (HC2) and gynecological examination.
Thus, an assay capable of detecting high-risk HPV E6 from cervical swab samples may have a high positive predictive value and may help to accurately identify women at increased risk of progression to cancer.
454 female sex workers in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, answered questionnaires, of whom 410 also participated in screening for five STIS via a blood test, cervical swab and clinical examination.
The purposes of this study were (1) to determine the efficacy of a second-generation (HC II) HPV DNA test to detect carcinogenic HPV from residual cells of a liquid-based cervical cytologic specimen, and (2) to compare the performance of the HC II test with the standard HCT HPV test from a direct cervical swab sampling to detect cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) in women with Pap smear reports of ASCUS and LSIL.