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100% Rapid Rescreening for Quality Assurance in a Quality Control Program in a Public Health Cytologic Laboratory
OBJECTIVE To verij5 the efficacy of the quality control (QC) program in a cytologic laboratwy with a rapid rescreening (RR) protocol. STUDY DESIGN RR, according to the Turret RR method, of allExpand
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Cervical biopsy‐based comparison of a new liquid‐based thin‐layer preparation with conventional Pap smears
The objective of this study is to compare the diagnostic efficacy of universal collection medium (UCM) liquid‐based cytology (LBC) (Digene Corp., MD) and the conventional Pap smear in a comparativeExpand
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Performance of 3 Methods for Quality Control for Gynecologic Cytology Diagnoses
OBJECTIVE To evaluate performance and viability of internal quality control (QC) strategies in a public health laboratory of the state of São Paulo. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective study was performedExpand
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Atypical glandular cells of undetermined significance. Cytologic predictive value for glandular involvement in high grade squamous intraepithelial lesions.
OBJECTIVE To verify the cytologic predictive value of a diagnosis of atypical glandular cells of undetermined significance (AGUS) in high grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) cases. STUDYExpand
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How accurate is cytological diagnosis of cervical glandular lesions?
Gynecological cytology has some inaccurate morphological categorization and poor interobserver reproducibility especially for glandular lesions. Liquid‐based cytology (LBC) preparations are presumedExpand
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HPV infection-associated anogenital cyto-colpo-histological findings and molecular typing in HIV-positive women.
HIV and human papillomavirus (HPV) coinfection is increasing, especially in the anal canal (AC) and cervico-vaginal regions. We identified anal epithelium abnormalities related to high-risk HPVExpand
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