Genotyping for Human Papillomavirus Types 16 and 18 in Women With Minor Cervical Lesions: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

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Background: High-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) testing to triage women with minor cervical lesions generates many referrals.Purpose: To evaluate the accuracy of genotyping for HPV types 16 and 18 and its utility as a second triage step after hrHPV testing in women with minor cervical lesions.Data Sources: Searches of 4 bibliographic databases, without language restrictions, from 1 January 1999 to 1 February 2016.Study Selection: Studies involving women with atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASC-US) or low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (LSIL) who were triaged…

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