K S Cuschieri

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Multiple high risk HPV infections are common in cervical neoplasia and young women in a cervical screening population
    K S Cuschieri
    Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, UK
    J Clin Pathol 57:68-72. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of human papillomavirus testing in cervical screening
    Kate S Cuschieri
    Specialist Virology Centre, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, UK
    J Clin Virol 32:S34-42. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessment of human papillomavirus mRNA detection over time in cervical specimens collected in liquid based cytology medium
    Kate S Cuschieri
    Specialist Virology Centre, New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 2nd Floor Microbiology, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, UK
    J Virol Methods 124:211-5. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Clinical performance of RNA and DNA based HPV testing in a colposcopy setting: Influence of assay target, cut off and age
    Kate Cuschieri
    Scottish HPV Reference Laboratory, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Clin Virol 59:104-8. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of the sensitivities of three commercial assays for detection of the high risk HPV types 16, 18 and 45
    Kate Cuschieri
    Scottish HPV Reference Laboratory, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, EH16 4SA, United Kingdom
    J Virol Methods 193:147-50. 2013
  6. pmc Human papillomavirus mRNA and p16 detection as biomarkers for the improved diagnosis of cervical neoplasia
    Kate Cuschieri
    Specialist Virology Centre, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2536-45. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Public awareness of human papillomavirus
    K S Cuschieri
    Specialist Virology Centre, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Med Screen 13:201-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Human Papillomavirus testing for the management of low-grade cervical abnormalities in the UK--Influence of age and testing strategy
    K S Cuschieri
    Specialist Virology Centre, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, United Kingdom
    J Clin Virol 38:14-8. 2007
  9. pmc Persistent high risk HPV infection associated with development of cervical neoplasia in a prospective population study
    K S Cuschieri
    Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, Scotland, UK
    J Clin Pathol 58:946-50. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of human papillomavirus types 16 and 18 in cervical adenocarcinoma and its precursors in Scottish patients
    M Tawfik El-Mansi
    Department of Pathology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:1025-31. 2006

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Publications14

  1. pmc Multiple high risk HPV infections are common in cervical neoplasia and young women in a cervical screening population
    K S Cuschieri
    Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, UK
    J Clin Pathol 57:68-72. 2004
    ..This study investigated the diversity of multiple HPV types in a routine cervical screening population, and assessed associations with cervical neoplasia...
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of human papillomavirus testing in cervical screening
    Kate S Cuschieri
    Specialist Virology Centre, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, UK
    J Clin Virol 32:S34-42. 2005
    ..Due to the diversity of existing cytology-based screening programmes, full cost-effectiveness analyses of HPV testing should be performed and assessed within local contexts...
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessment of human papillomavirus mRNA detection over time in cervical specimens collected in liquid based cytology medium
    Kate S Cuschieri
    Specialist Virology Centre, New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 2nd Floor Microbiology, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, UK
    J Virol Methods 124:211-5. 2005
    ..It is concluded that HPV RNA in routinely collected LBC specimens in PreservCyt can be detected for at least 14 days from sample collection...
  4. doi request reprint Clinical performance of RNA and DNA based HPV testing in a colposcopy setting: Influence of assay target, cut off and age
    Kate Cuschieri
    Scottish HPV Reference Laboratory, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Clin Virol 59:104-8. 2014
    ..As HPV testing is used increasingly for cervical disease management, there is a demand to optimise the performance of HPV tests, particularly with respect to specificity...
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of the sensitivities of three commercial assays for detection of the high risk HPV types 16, 18 and 45
    Kate Cuschieri
    Scottish HPV Reference Laboratory, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, EH16 4SA, United Kingdom
    J Virol Methods 193:147-50. 2013
    ..This study indicates that mRNA tests had high analytical sensitivity, higher than a well established DNA-test based when using cell lines as target. Implications for clinical application are discussed...
  6. pmc Human papillomavirus mRNA and p16 detection as biomarkers for the improved diagnosis of cervical neoplasia
    Kate Cuschieri
    Specialist Virology Centre, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2536-45. 2008
    ..Currently, there is promising data indicating that HPV mRNA and p16 might play an important role in future cervical cancer screening scenarios. Still, large randomized studies are necessary to confirm the preliminary data...
  7. ncbi request reprint Public awareness of human papillomavirus
    K S Cuschieri
    Specialist Virology Centre, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Med Screen 13:201-7. 2006
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  8. ncbi request reprint Human Papillomavirus testing for the management of low-grade cervical abnormalities in the UK--Influence of age and testing strategy
    K S Cuschieri
    Specialist Virology Centre, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, United Kingdom
    J Clin Virol 38:14-8. 2007
    ..However, several important unresolved issues related to HPV triage remain, two of which are: what type of HPV test should be used and what age group should be targeted...
  9. pmc Persistent high risk HPV infection associated with development of cervical neoplasia in a prospective population study
    K S Cuschieri
    Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, Scotland, UK
    J Clin Pathol 58:946-50. 2005
    ..To monitor the association between the course of high risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) infection and the development of cervical neoplasia over time, from a baseline of normal cervical cytology...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of human papillomavirus types 16 and 18 in cervical adenocarcinoma and its precursors in Scottish patients
    M Tawfik El-Mansi
    Department of Pathology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:1025-31. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus type specific DNA and RNA persistence--implications for cervical disease progression and monitoring
    Kate S Cuschieri
    Specialist Virology Centre, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
    J Med Virol 73:65-70. 2004
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  12. pmc Human papilloma virus in squamous carcinoma of the head and neck: a study of cases in south east Scotland
    C E Anderson
    Division of Pathology, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Clin Pathol 60:439-41. 2007
    ..These findings confirm that HPV is likely to be involved in a subset of HNSCC in this population and that successful amplification of HPV nucleic acid is possible even using small amounts of paraffin wax-embedded tissue...
  13. doi request reprint Cytological recognition of herpes simplex virus infection in bronchoscopic samples from the respiratory tract
    I Wilkinson
    Department of Pathology, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J R Coll Physicians Edinb 41:26-8. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Development of an automated extraction procedure for detection of human papillomavirus DNA in liquid based cytology samples
    Kate S Cuschieri
    Regional Clinical Virology Laboratory, Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust, The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Little France, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, UK
    J Virol Methods 107:107-13. 2003
    ..In short, 5 ml of liquid based cytology specimen is recommended for nucleic acid extraction, to allow optimal detection of HPV types in clinical samples while retaining maximum efficiency of the robotic extraction procedure...