Comparative analysis of a liquid-based Pap test and concurrent HPV DNA assay of residual samples. A study of 608 cases.


OBJECTIVE To retrospectively study the HPV DNA assay of residual samples from the ThinPrep Pap Test (Cytyc Corporation, Boxborough, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) PreserveCyt (Cytyc) vial as a quality improvement (QI) indicator for management of patients with abnormal cervical cytology. STUDY DESIGN Six hundred eight residual sample vials of liquid-based Pap-Test… (More)