Different strokes: Pap‐test and Babes method are not one and the same

  title={Different strokes: Pap‐test and Babes method are not one and the same},
  author={Aristidis Diamantis and Emmanouil Magiorkinis and George Androutsos},
  journal={Diagnostic Cytopathology},
We would like to thank Dr. Pampuccian for his challenging criticism on our article, and must acknowledge that Dr. Aurel Babes did indeed make an important contribution to the methodology of his times while researching cervical cancer. However, we are not fully convinced that Aurel Babes should be credited along with George Papanicolaou in the development of the Pap-test. As Dr. Pampuccian states, techniques for studying cells from imprints and secretions had already been described before Babes… Expand
A brief chronicle of cytology: From Janssen to Papanicolaou and beyond
The aim of this study was to outline and present the major hallmarks in the history of clinical cytology, and to study original papers and books of the pioneers in cytopathology. Expand


Atlas of Exfoliative Cytology
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  • Medicine
  • The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine
  • 1954
The Atlas of Exfoliative Cytology is a valuable distillate of the vast experience of the master cytologist, Dr. George N. Papanicolaou, and is a thing of beauty and wisdom valuable in extending the knowledge of those with less experience than its author. Expand
The diagnosis of early human pregnancy by the vaginal smear method
Pregnancy as well as different pathological conditions of the ovaries and the genital tract might be diagnosed more or less accurately by such smears, according to a variety of criteria upon which a diagnosis of certain conditions may be based. Expand
Atlas of Clinical Cytology
This book presents the proceedings of a meeting in Milan in the summer of 1977 and covers a wide range of topics in tumour immunology, with an interesting, if somewhat superficial, look at the problems posed by legislation and control of carcinogens. Expand
New cancer diagnosis
The intention was to find out if there was any definite morphologi cal change in the vagina and the vaginal smear that would reveal sonie of the more important changes that occur in the ovaries and in the uterus. Expand
Atlas of clinical cytology. Leyden: Targa b.v.'s-Hertogenbosch
  • 1976
Les premières communications de Daniel et Babes, en 1927, sur le diagnostic du cancer du col utérin par les frottis (méthode roumaine)
  • Gynecol Practique 1963;14:267–269
  • 1963
The early diagnosis of carcinoma of the cervix.