Papanicolaou Test

Known as: Smear, Papanicolaou, Papanicolaou Smear, Test, Papanicolaou 
Cytological preparation of cells collected from a mucosal surface and stained with Papanicolaou stain.
National Institutes of Health

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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Hospitals will increasingly bear the costs for healthcare-acquired conditions such as infection. Our goals were to… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
INTRODUCTION Cervical cancer is one of the commonest cancers in women worldwide. Despite the existence of effective screening… (More)
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2006
2006
AIM To evaluate the prevalence of abnormalities of the uterine cervix in women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) when… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE To assess the test qualities of four screening methods to detect cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia in an urban… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVE To test whether the performance of visual inspection using acetic acid (VIA) could be improved through adjunctive… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE To obtain reliable estimates of the sensitivity and specificity of the cervical Papanicolaou (Pap) smear and wet mount to… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
To compare the effect of organised pap-smear screening for cervical cancer with that of the spontaneous one on the incidence of… (More)
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1994
1994
OBJECTIVES The purpose of the study was to evaluate differences between Latino and non-Latino White adults in health-related… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Certain human genital papillomaviruses (HPV) are strongly associated with cervical dysplasia and cancer. Evidence is accumulating… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
We used insurance claims from enrollees in the Rand Health Insurance Experiment to determine the amount of selected components of… (More)
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