Accuracy of Combined Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid and Cervical Cytology Testing as a Primary Screening Tool for Cervical Cancer: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

@article{Chanthavilay2015AccuracyOC,
  title={Accuracy of Combined Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid and Cervical Cytology Testing as a Primary Screening Tool for Cervical Cancer: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.},
  author={Phetsavanh Chanthavilay and Mayfong Mayxay and Keokedthong Phongsavan and Donald E. Marsden and Lisa J. White and Lynne Moore and Daniel Reinharz},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2015},
  volume={16 14},
  pages={5889-97}
}
BACKGROUND The performance of combined testing visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) and cervical cytology tests might differ from one setting to another. The average estimate of the testing accuracy across studies is informative, but no meta-analysis has been carried out to assess this combined method. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to… CONTINUE READING