The increased prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis in a scenario of cervical cancer screening without cytology O aumento da prevalência de Trichomonas vaginalis em um cenário de triagem de câncer cervical sem citologia

Authors

  • José Eleutério Junior Universidade Federal do Ceará
  • Mauro Romero Leal Passos Universidade Federal Fluminense

Abstract

There is currently a strong trend in developed countries and in some developing countries to start adopting the screening of preinvasive lesions of cervical cancer through molecular biology techniques, placing the cytology (Pap smear), in some schemes, as a helper method of positive cases screening. In other flowcharts, cytology is no longer used, and the positive cases for human papillomavirus (HPV) are subjected to triage in other ways (such as HPV genotyping), or forwarded straight to colposcopy. [...]

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Author Biographies

José Eleutério Junior, Universidade Federal do Ceará

Maternal and Child Health Department.

Mauro Romero Leal Passos, Universidade Federal Fluminense

Sector of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Department and Microbiology and Parasitology Department.

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2017-09-21

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Eleutério Junior J, Passos MRL. The increased prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis in a scenario of cervical cancer screening without cytology O aumento da prevalência de Trichomonas vaginalis em um cenário de triagem de câncer cervical sem citologia. DST [Internet]. 2017 Sep. 21 [cited 2024 Apr. 14];29(4):148-9. Available from: https://www.bjstd.org/revista/article/view/1147

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