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Acta Cytologica (2021) 65 (1): 48–55.
Published Online: 12 August 2020
... its association with Pap tests’ results, which are still not well known in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Methods: Over 7 years (2013–2019), the results of 164 Saudi women coinvestigated for HR HPV along with Pap tests were collected from the archive of King Fahd University Hospital. Only women...
Acta Cytologica (2021) 65 (4): 286–300.
Published Online: 21 July 2020
... journey in the development of computer-assisted Pap test screening. Summary: The initial driving force for automated screening in cytology was the overwhelming number of Pap tests requiring manual screening, leading to workflow backlogs and incorrect diagnoses. Several companies invested resources...
Hideo Satake, Noriyuki Inaba, Keiichiro Kanno, Masato Mihara, Yoshitake Takagi, Nobuo Kondo, Satoru Sagae
Acta Cytologica (2020) 64 (5): 433–441.
Published Online: 12 May 2020
.... Atypia of squamous cells of undetermined significance Bethesda – system Cervical cancer screening Cervical cytology Cervical screening programs Gynecologic cytology Human papillomavirus test in cervical pathology Liquid-based cytology Negative predictive value Pap test Polymerase chain reaction...
Acta Cytologica (2019) 63 (5): 417–423.
Published Online: 13 June 2019
... reviewed. Results: A total of 25 women were identified having a surgical specimen diagnosed as SCC with either negative or equivocal HPV-ISH. Fifteen had a Pap test in the 6 months preceding a diagnosis of SCC, with cytology diagnoses as follows: high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion n = 14/15...
Acta Cytologica (2019) 63 (5): 379–384.
Published Online: 29 April 2019
...Bernhard Reinhold Mangold Objective: In order to increase overall participation in cervical cancer screening, several investigators propose a concept of introducing self-tests. The study presented here compared test results of the Pap test and 4 different HPV test systems of self-collected...
Acta Cytologica (2018) 62 (5-6): 418–422.
Published Online: 25 July 2018
... Capture 2 (HC2) relative light unit/cutoff (RLU/CO) values. Study Design: 658 ASCUS Pap tests in women ≥55 years were reviewed to select those with koilocyte-like cells and/or atypical parakeratosis. Follow-up was positive when a biopsy showed SIL or carcinoma or a later HC2 test was positive. Results...
Acta Cytologica (2017) 61 (4-5): 359–372.
Published Online: 11 July 2017
... and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. The Bethesda System Reporting terminology Pap test Cervical cytology The Bethesda System (TBS) was the direct...
Zakaria Grada, Cherie Paquette, Claire M. Eklund, Cunxian Zhang, C. James Sung, Margaret Steinhoff, M. Ruhul Quddus
Acta Cytologica (2017) 61 (3): 194–198.
Published Online: 10 May 2017
...Zakaria Grada; Cherie Paquette; Claire M. Eklund; Cunxian Zhang; C. James Sung; Margaret Steinhoff; M. Ruhul Quddus Objective: The 2014 Bethesda System recommends that benign-appearing endometrial cells (BECs) in routine Pap tests should be reported in patients aged ≥45 years. This is a change from...
Nikolaos Chantziantoniou, Amber D. Donnelly, Maheswari Mukherjee, Mathilde E. Boon, R. Marshall Austin
Acta Cytologica (2017) 61 (4-5): 266–280.
Published Online: 07 April 2017
... ]. Vaginal fluid smear Papanicolaou stain Pap stain Cornification Fixation Pap test The mucous fluid is seen to contain an abundant mass of cells which, as shown in the figure, are of a squamous type with very small pycnotic nuclei sometimes broken into pieces. The cell protoplasm is also greatly...
Acta Cytologica (2016) 60 (6): 527–533.
Published Online: 05 November 2016
... to in the content or advertisements. Cervical cancer screening Cervical cytology Cervical screening programs Cytology Gynecological cytology HPV Pap test ‘In the current 28 Member States of the European Union (EU), approximately 34,000 new cases of cervical cancer and 13,000 deaths occur' [ 1...
Acta Cytologica (2016) 60 (5): 445–450.
Published Online: 01 September 2016
...Yiang Hui; Katrine Hansen; Jayasimha Murthy; Danielle Chau; C. James Sung; M. Ruhul Quddus Objective: A vast majority of cervicovaginal intraepithelial lesions are caused by high-risk human papillomaviruses (HPVs). The Pap test has been the sole method used for the screening of cervicovaginal...
Acta Cytologica (2015) 59 (5): 361–369.
Published Online: 17 November 2015
..., instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Pap test Cytological screening Quality control Quality assurance Cytopathology The Papanicolaou (Pap) smear has been an effective tool in cancer prevention in several countries as malignant cells can be observed...
Acta Cytologica (2015) 59 (2): 121–132.
Published Online: 19 May 2015
... responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. The Bethesda System Bethesda atlas Pap test Cervical cytology Reporting One snowy weekend in December 1988, a small group of individuals...
Acta Cytologica (2015) 59 (2): 187–200.
Published Online: 06 May 2015
...-slide imaging Pap test Cellblock preparations Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance Low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion Low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion In the 1930s, cervical cancer was one of the leading causes of death attributed to cancer for women...
Cristovam Scapulatempo, José Humberto T.G. Fregnani, Natália Campacci, Júlio Cesar Possati-Resende, Adhemar Longatto-Filho, and Working Group Authors
Acta Cytologica (2013) 57 (5): 489–494.
Published Online: 07 September 2013
...Cristovam Scapulatempo; José Humberto T.G. Fregnani; Natália Campacci; Júlio Cesar Possati-Resende; Adhemar Longatto-Filho; and Working Group Authors Objective: This study sought to ascertain the significance of augmented high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL) detection by Pap test using...
Acta Cytologica (2013) 57 (2): 147–152.
Published Online: 28 February 2013
..., instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Pap test Cervical cytology Workload Automation Cervical cytology screening has been instrumental in reducing the incidence and mortality rates of cervical cancer in every country in which it has been widely implemented [ 1...
Mariana Carmezim Beldi, Maricy Tacla, Helio Caiaffa-Filho, Alexandre Ab’saber, Sheila Siqueira, Edmund Chada Baracat, Venancio Avancini Ferreira Alves, Adhemar Longatto-Filho
Acta Cytologica (2012) 56 (2): 160–165.
Published Online: 17 February 2012
... decreases by 5 and 7%. Accordingly, the most useful role for cytology may be its application, in women whose primary screen yielded positive results for HPV DNA, to avoid referral and overtreatment of those women with minimal or undetectable cytological abnormalities [ 3 ]. Cytology Pap test Human...
Acta Cytologica (2012) 56 (2): 155–159.
Published Online: 17 February 2012
... abnormalities. Study Design: We used a nested multiplex polymerase chain reaction assay to test AGC Papanicolaou (Pap) tests for the presence of 14 high-risk (HR) HPV types. Results: HR HPV types were detected in 33 of 161 AGC Pap tests (20.3%). Types 16 and/or 18 were detected in 13 samples (8%). Eight other...
Acta Cytologica (2011) 55 (4): 368–371.
Published Online: 22 July 2011
... involving the female genital tract, the uterus in particular, is a rare event with isolated accounts in the medical literature. Case: We present a rare occurrence of cervical sarcoidosis in a Pap test of a 31-year-old woman with a history of biopsy-proven mediastinal lymph node sarcoidosis and mediastinal...