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Table 2 Cytological findings in oral rinses of patients with oral HPV infection according to presence of HPV and oncogenic risk

From: Oral human Papillomavirus DNA detection in HIV-positive men: prevalence, predictors, and co-occurrence at anal site

  Total Negative HR LR
  n (%) n (%) n (%)
Not adequate 27 26 (96.3) 1 (3.7)
Negative 228 191 (83.8) 15 (6.7) 22 (9.5)
ASC-US 49 24 (49.0) 15 (30.6) 10 (20.4)
H-SIL 1 1 (100)
Total 305 241 32 32
  1. LR: HPV infection sustained by only low risk HPV types; HR: HPV infection sustained by at least one high risk HPV type; Negative: negative for intraepithelial lesion or malignancy; ASC-US: atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance; H-SIL: high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion