Performance of a semiautomated Papanicolaou smear screening system: results of a population-based study conducted in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.

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BACKGROUND Automated cytology devices have utility in quality assurance applications, but the effectiveness of these devices in primary screening is unknown. METHODS Enrollment smears obtained from 7323 women participating in a population-based study sponsored by the National Cancer Institute were screened manually in Costa Rica and then evaluated… (More)

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@article{Sherman1998PerformanceOA, title={Performance of a semiautomated Papanicolaou smear screening system: results of a population-based study conducted in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.}, author={Mark Sherman and M. D. Mark Schiffman and Ramon Herrero and D. Kelly and Concepci{\'o}n Bratti and Lucio Mango and Mario Alfaro and Matthew Hutchinson and Frank L Mena and Alan Hildesheim and J. Morales and Morris Greenberg and I Balmaceda and Attila T Lorincz}, journal={Cancer}, year={1998}, volume={84 5}, pages={273-80} }