Papanicolaou smear adequacy: the effect of the sampling sequence.


BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of ectocervical sampling methods and sequence on Papanicolaou smear adequacy. METHODS A randomized clinical trial was performed using either a curved cytologic sampling brush or Ayre spatula for ectocervical sampling before or after a straight sampling brush for endocervical sampling… (More)


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@article{Noel1993PapanicolaouSA, title={Papanicolaou smear adequacy: the effect of the sampling sequence.}, author={Megan L Noel and Louis A Kazal and M C Glenday}, journal={The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice}, year={1993}, volume={6 2}, pages={103-7} }