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Table 1 Number of colposcopies performed using different triage strategies

From: Comparison of HPV genotyping and methylated ZNF582 as triage for women with equivocal liquid-based cytology results

Triage tests Histological results HPV-HR ZNF582 m alone ZNF582 m or HPV-16/18
= < CIN2 168 103 (61.3%) 39 (23.2%) 50 (29.8%)
CIN3+ 74 74 (100.0%) 61 (82.4%) 66 (89.2%)
SCC 29 29 (100.0%) 25 (86.2%) 29 (100.0%)
Total colposcopy (referral rate) 242 177 (73.1%) 100 (41.3%) 116 (47.9%)
  1. CIN, cervical intraepithelial neoplasia; HPV-HR, high-risk human papillomavirus; SCC, squamous cell carcinoma; ZNF582 m, methylated ZNF582.