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Information


Unique identifier OMICS_32669
Name Cytofast
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages R
Computer skills Advanced
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes

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Maintainer


  • person_outline Guillaume Beyrend

Publication for Cytofast

Cytofast citations

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Utility of gene methylation analysis, cytological examination, and HPV 16/18 genotyping in triage of high risk human papilloma virus positive women

2017
Oncotarget
PMCID: 5617504
PMID: 28977944
DOI: 10.18632/oncotarget.19459

[…] All liquid-based cytology samples were clinician-collected using the Cytoprep Brush (Hospitex Diagnostics SRL, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy) and preserved in CytoFast Solution (Hospitex Diagnostics SRL, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy) in the clinic one week prior to the colposcopy visit. Residual cervical cells from cytological tests were used for HPV genotyping […]

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Combined clinical and genetic testing algorithm for cervical cancer diagnosis

2016
Clin Epigenetics
PMCID: 4902988
PMID: 27293491
DOI: 10.1186/s13148-016-0232-3

[…] All liquid-based cytology samples were collected using CytoFast Solution (Hospitex Diagnostics SRL, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy). Residual cervical cells from cytological tests were used for HPV typing and methylation detection tests for the two genes. All sp […]

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HPV immunohistochemical testing and cervical dysplasia

2016
PMCID: 4849382
PMID: 27152075
DOI: 10.15386/cjmed-653

[…] cervical sampling and then by a colposcopic examination with/without biopsy. The cervical sample was obtained using a brush (Cytobrush®) which after cervical sampling was immersed in a cytology vial (Cytofast®). The samples were stored in the freezer at 4–8°C. The cytology slides were obtained observing the producer instructions for the liquid based cytology system. The Pap smear was interpreted b […]

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Distribution of Carcinogenic Human Papillomavirus Genotypes and Association to Cervical Lesions among Women in Fez (Morocco)

2016
PLoS One
PMCID: 4711798
PMID: 26731415
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146246
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[…] Two different cervical samples were performed successively. The first was performed with Cytoprep Brush and the cells were stored in CYTOfast preservative solution for liquid-based cytological smears. The smears were observed by three different pathologists and cellular lesions were classified according to the Bethesda 2001 system […]

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Cytofast institution(s)
Department of Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands; Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands; Department of Computer Graphics and Visualization Group, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
Cytofast funding source(s)
Supported by the European Commission of a 272Q3 H2020 MSCA award under proposal number 675743 (ISPIC).

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