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saclike structure in which ascospores are formed through sexual reproduction of ascomycetes

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In the current paper, we present 19 patients who attended to a single center in Guayaquil, Ecuador, and received a diagnosis of ASCUS in Pap smear.
Nao muito diferente dos resultados supracitados, estudos realizados com 5.886 pacientes do sistema publico de saude de Guapore, Vista Alegre do Prata e Uniao da Serra (microrregiao), Rio Grande do Sul, que realizaram exame entre novembro de 2011 e novembro de 2014, 269 (4,57%) apresentaram alteracoes no exame citopatologico, desse total 96 (72,86%) apresentaram resultados compativel com ASCUS (DALMOLIN et al., 2016).
MGMT methylation frequency decreased significantly in CIN2+ subgroup of ASCUS ( P = 0.010), and C13ORF18 methylation frequency increased significantly in CIN2+ subgroup of low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL) ( ?
If the hrHPV test is positive and reflex testing for HPV 16 and 18 is negative, cervical cytology demonstrating ASCUS, lowor high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions, or more worrisome results trigger a referral for colposcopy.
[9] In our study, ASCUS was seen in 5.5% of smears and LSIL in 2%, the corresponding figures mentioned in Novak's is 3-5% for ASCUS and 1.6% for LSIL.
To identify the isolated fungus at genus level; morphological characters such as (color of mycelium mat, shape of perithecia, arrangements of ascospores in the ascus) were studied under stereo-microscope (Table 3).
Average ascus dimensions (width and length) (peduncle excluded) differed among the considered species: in particular, asci of T.
The majority of women (34,77%) with a negative or ASCUS first Pap did not progress beyond ASCUS.
Adequate cytologic follow-up of unsatisfactory cases (75) in our study revealed epithelial cell abnormality (ECA) in 40% (atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS) [20%] and low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (LGSIL) [20%]) and was negative for intraepithelial lesion or malignancy (NILM) in 60% of cases.
Among men with HIV, 15% with a lower-grade abnormality (ASCUS or LSIL) on their first test had a higher-grade abnormality (for example, ASCUS [right arrow] LSIL or LSIL [right arrow] ASC-H or HSIL) on their second test.
The 3%-5% of all tested cases are classified as ASCUS (Atypical Squamous Cells of Undetermined Significance) and another 3%-5% are reported as low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL), high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL) or cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN).
This fungal group has a defining feature called "ascus", a microscopic sexual structure in which ascospores, a nonmotile spores are formed.
(31) detected an increase in the number of diagnoses by ThinPrep compared with CP (3.74% vs 3.19% for atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS) and 1.67% vs 1.01% for LSIL).