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Characteristics and quality of Papanicolaou smears obtained by primary care clinicians using a single commercial laboratory.
Papanicolaou smear screening and treatment of premalignant cervical abnormalities was shown to reduce the incidence of cervical cancer in Europe and North America.
The gynecologist's perspective of liability and quality issues with the Papanicolaou smear.
Subsequently, an endometrial sampling and Papanicolaou smear test of cervix was done on outpatient basis.
Empiric treatment of minimally abnormal Papanicolaou smear with 0.
Quality assurance in cervical cytology: The Papanicolaou smear.
While most lesions are found by abnormal cytology, the sensitivity of the Papanicolaou smear ranges from 30% to 89%.
Colposcopically directed biopsy as a basis for comparing the diagnostic accuracy of the ThinPrep and Papanicolaou smear methods.
2) The results of the Papanicolaou smear are communicated to the clinician utilizing a format and terminology formulated by the National Cancer Institute workshop (Developed in 1988 and revised in 1991) and referred to as the Bethesda System.