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Table 2 Correlation between results of HPV-PCR and Anal cytology

From: Human papillomavirus infection & anal cytological abnormalities in HIV-positive men in eastern India

HPV-PCRa
(n = 119)
Anal Cytologyb
Normal cytology (n = 33) ASCUS (n = 28) ASC-H (n = 2) LSIL (n = 27) Inadequate Smear (n = 29)
HPV Positive
33 (27.73%)
8 (24.24%) 8 (28.57%) 0 12 (44.44%) 5 (17.24%)
HPV Negative
86 (72.26%)
25 (75.75%) 20 (71.43%) 2 (100%) 15 (55.56%) 24 (82.76%)
  1. NOTE: a HPV-PCR was done in 119 samples as 7 patients with inadequate DNA. Among these 7 patients, 2 had normal cytology, 3 had ASCUS and 2 had inadequate smear
  2. bAnal Cytology was performed in 95 samples