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Evaluation of the clinical performance of the HPV-Risk assay using the VALGENT-3 panel.

performance of various HPV tests relative to the validated and accepted comparator test in a formalized and uniform manner. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical performance of the HPV-Risk assay ...

Defining optimal triage strategies for hrHPV screen positive women- an evaluation of HPV 16/18 genotyping, cytology and p16/Ki-67 cyto-immunochemistry.

HPV16/18 negative women had a post test probability of CIN2+ of 1.7% and 0.6% if also LBC negative. IMPACT: This is one of the few studies to directly compare the performance of triage strategies of hrHPV+ ...

Pregnancy outcome after cervical conisation: A 2nd retrospective cohort study in the Leuven University Hospital.

pregnancy; dimensions of the cone; severity of the lesion; and the extra resection of endocervical tissue were collected. These data were compared with those from a previous similar study at the University ...

Ethnicity impacts the cystic fibrosis diagnosis: A note of caution.

analysis of the CFTR2 and UK CF databases for clinical phenotype, sweat chloride values and CFTR mutations and compared the diagnostic characteristics of Asian to non-Asian patients with CF. RESULTS: Asian ...

Role of mucosal high-risk human papillomavirus types in head and neck cancers in central India.

compared with North America and northern Europe. Moreover, we show that p16(INK4 a) staining appeared not to be a good surrogate marker of HPV transformation in the Indian HNC  cases. Health Topics:  Quality ...

Accuracy of combinations of visual inspection using acetic acid or lugol iodine to detect cervical precancer: a meta-analysis.

women. The pooled sensitivity and specificity of VILI was 88 and 86%, respectively. VILI was more sensitive, but not less specific, compared with VIA (relative sensitivity = 1.11; 95% confidence interval, ...

Introduction of liquid-based cytology and human papillomavirus testing in cervical cancer screening in Luxembourg.

compare conventional and liquid-based cytology (LBC), estimate the prevalence of abnormal cervical cytology and high risk HPV (hrHPV) infection and their correlation, among screened women in Luxembourg. ...

HPV-based cervical cancer screening- facts, fiction, and misperceptions.

screened with HPV compared to cytology. As a consequence, many health systems are currently transitioning to HPV-based screening programs. However, there are several controversies that influence whether and ...

Diagnostic accuracy of p16(INK4a) immunohistochemistry in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

mRNA detection using an amplification-based method (gold standard to indicate a transforming relevance of HPV) in OPSCC. Testing with one or more comparator tests (HPV DNA PCR, HPV DNA in situ ...

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