Terminology and specimen adequacy in cervicovaginal cytology. The College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program experience.

@article{Davey1992TerminologyAS,
  title={Terminology and specimen adequacy in cervicovaginal cytology. The College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program experience.},
  author={Diane Davis Davey and Matthew L Nielsen and W Rosenstock and Tilde S. Kline},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={116 9},
  pages={903-7}
}
The 600 participants in the College of American Pathologists 1991 Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology were surveyed by mailed questionnaire in March 1991. The total annual gynecologic specimen volume of the 362 respondents was over 7 million. Nearly all participants (94%) used a descriptive diagnosis for cases not within normal… CONTINUE READING