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Performance of alternative strategies for primary cervical cancer screening in sub-Saharan Africa: systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy studies

Published inBMJ. British medical journal, vol. 351, h3084
Publication date2015
Abstract

To assess and compare the accuracy of visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA), visual inspection with Lugol's iodine (VILI), and human papillomavirus (HPV) testing as alternative standalone methods for primary cervical cancer screening in sub-Saharan Africa.

Keywords
  • Acetic Acid/economics
  • Adult
  • Africa South of the Sahara/epidemiology
  • Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia/diagnosis/economics/virology
  • Coloring Agents/economics
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Early Detection of Cancer/economics/methods
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Iodides/economics
  • Mass Screening/economics/methods
  • Papillomavirus Infections/complications/diagnosis/economics
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms/diagnosis/economics/virology
  • Vaginal Smears/economics
Citation (ISO format)
FOKOM DOMGUE, Joël Bertrand et al. Performance of alternative strategies for primary cervical cancer screening in sub-Saharan Africa: systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy studies. In: BMJ. British medical journal, 2015, vol. 351, p. h3084.
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