HPV-DNA test result (%) Cytological diagnosis (%)
Negative Inflammatory NOS § Signs of HPV infection ° Dysplastic changes Total
Negative 51 (76.1) 72 (76.6) 13 (27.1) 0 136 (62.7)
Positive* 16 (23.9) 22 (23.4) 35 (72.9) 8 (100) 81 (37.3)
Total 67 94 48 8 217
*HPV-DNA positive result: positivity for one or more HPV genotypes [high risk (16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, and 59), uncertain-risk (26, 53, 66, 68, 70, 73, and 82), and low-risk (6, 11, 40, 42, 43, 44, 54, 61, 72, and 81)] detected by GP5+/6+ PCR
§NOS, not otherwise specified
°Signs of HPV infection included: koilocytosis, iperkeratosis, parakeratosis, dyskeratosis
(p<0.01)
Table 3: Relationship between cytological diagnosis and DNA test results, in male population.