Papanicolaou smear abnormalities in ambulatory care sites for women infected with the human immunodeficiency virus.

@article{Marte1992PapanicolaouSA,
  title={Papanicolaou smear abnormalities in ambulatory care sites for women infected with the human immunodeficiency virus.},
  author={Cesare Marte and Paul Richard Kelly and Mardge Cohen and Renate Fruchter and Alexander Sedlis and Luciana Gallo and Vijaylaxmi Ray and Cheryl A Webber},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1992},
  volume={166 4},
  pages={1232-7}
}
OBJECTIVE We attempted to determine the prevalence of cervical dysplasia in human immunodeficiency virus-infected women in ambulatory care settings and to correlate Papanicolaou smears with demographic and clinical variables. STUDY DESIGN Papanicolaou smears of 135 women attending three ambulatory care clinics were reviewed. Chart review identified demographic and clinical variables, including CD4 count. Prevalence of abnormal smears was compared with baseline community rates. Demographic and… CONTINUE READING

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