Cervical smears prepared by an automated device versus the conventional method. A comparative analysis.

@article{AponteCipriani1995CervicalSP,
  title={Cervical smears prepared by an automated device versus the conventional method. A comparative analysis.},
  author={S L Aponte-Cipriani and Carl Teplitz and Edwarda Rorat and Anna Savino and Allan Joel Jacobs},
  journal={Acta cytologica},
  year={1995},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={
          623-30
        }
}
An automated, fluid-based method for the preparation of cervical Papanicolaou smears/slides was compared to the conventional Papanicolaou smear (CPS) method used for the screening of neoplasia. We determined diagnostic agreement and sources of error for diagnostic disagreement. For 665 patients, one cervical sample was collected to make one CPS. The collection devices, a wooden Ayre spatula and endocervical brush, were rinsed into a vial with fluid medium to be processed in the automated device… CONTINUE READING

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 11 CITATIONS

Similar Papers