Pap Test - A step-by-step look at what happens during the test

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-A finding of ASC on cytology requires further investigation to exclude precancerous lesions. Recommendations differ for women age 21 -24 and those age ;::25. For women age 21 -24 with ASCUS or low-grade squamous intraepitheliallesion (LSIL), current guidelines recommend repeating Pap smear in one year. In this younger patient population, HPV infection is transient and malignant transformation is rare. Therefore, colposcopy is not performed unless the patient demonstrates ASC-US or LSIL on 3