Can human papillomavirus DNA testing substitute for cytology in the detection of high-grade cervical lesions?

@article{Lee2004CanHP,
  title={Can human papillomavirus DNA testing substitute for cytology in the detection of high-grade cervical lesions?},
  author={Kyung Ju Lee and Jae-Kwan Lee and H S Saw},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={128 3},
  pages={298-302}
}
CONTEXT High-risk human papillomaviruses (HPVs) are causal factors of cervical carcinomas. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the sensitivity and efficiency of HPV DNA testing in comparison with conventional cytology for detection of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and cancer. DESIGN Both testing procedures were administered to 593 women, aged 14 to 88… CONTINUE READING