Validation of fine needle aspiration smear processing method for onsite immediate assessment

@inproceedings{Sosai2016ValidationOF,
  title={Validation of fine needle aspiration smear processing method for onsite immediate assessment},
  author={Cherine Susanthy Priyadharshini Sosai and Anuradha Dilrukshi Perera and A. A. S. Priyangika and K.K.P. Perera and Eranga Himalee Siriweera and Srimali Wijethunga and Amarathunga A H Priyani},
  year={2016}
}
Introduction A suitable protocol to ensure rapid processing of smears for on-site immediate assessment (OSIA) is not available in Sri Lanka. The objective of this study was to validate the processing method of fine needle aspirates (FNA) for OSIA. Methodology Thirty five FNA obtained were processed as follows. The smear prepared from the first needle pass was fixed in 95% ethyl alcohol and stained with freshly prepared Harris haematoxylin for one minute each and assessed for adequacy of… CONTINUE READING

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