International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 7, Issue 5, May 2017 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


PAP SMEAR CYTOLOGICAL OUTCOMES IN HIV POSITIVE WOMEN REFERRED FOR VISUAL INSPECTION TESTS IN MURANG’A DISTRICT HOSPITAL, MURANG’A COUNTY, KENYA
      Maina, Charles Wambugu, Kweri, Joseph Kariuki and Waithaka, Stanley King’e
Abstract: Cervical cancers are some of the leading causes of deaths among women of reproductive age in the developing world and are commonly either diagnosed late or misdiagnosed. Abnormal cervical cytological results in HIV-positive women are much higher than what is found in the general population. Though Papanicolaou (Pap) smear is the gold standard in screening for cervical cancers, the method is not being used widely in the resource constrained countries. The methods that are currently being used are visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) and visual inspection with Lugol’s iodine (VILI

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Maina, Charles Wambugu, Kweri, Joseph Kariuki and Waithaka, Stanley King’e (2017); PAP SMEAR CYTOLOGICAL OUTCOMES IN HIV POSITIVE WOMEN REFERRED FOR VISUAL INSPECTION TESTS IN MURANG’A DISTRICT HOSPITAL, MURANG’A COUNTY, KENYA; Int J Sci Res Publ 7(5) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0517.php?rp=P656403
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