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Table 2 Study inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Prevalence of high-risk human papillomavirus cervical infection in female kidney graft recipients: an observational study

Inclusion criteria of patients Exclusion criteria
Age 28–48 years Trichomonas vaginalis infection
regular menstrual cycles sexual intercourse during previous 4 days
sexually active antibiotic therapy during past 2 weeks
normal Pap smear obtained within previous 12 months vaginal spotting
absence of symptoms of genital infection pregnancy and puerperium
  hormonal contraception
  active malignant disease
  fever in the previous 4 days
  smoking
  lack of informed consent