Cervical cancer screening among HIV-infected women: An economic evaluation in a middle-income country
International Journal of Cancer, 04/18/2012
Vanni T et al. – The study indicates that annual HPV testing followed by cytology triage for all HIV–infected women is likely to be very cost–effective in a middle–income country like Brazil. The results reflect the synergic effect of using a highly sensitive screening test (HPV DNA test) in sequence with a highly specific test (cytology).