Papanicolaou test


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Synonyms for Papanicolaou test

a method of examining stained cells in a cervical smear for early diagnosis of uterine cancer

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The projected network produces higher accuracy, sensitivity and specificity that illustrate the promising capability of the network to be enforced as cervical cancer designation system for Papanicolaou test performance improvement.
Histologic Follow-up in Patients with Papanicolaou Test Findings of Endometrial (Cells Results from a Large Academic Women's Hospital Laboratory.
Social and cultural barriers to Papanicolaou test screening in an urban population.
Specialty differences in primary care physician reports of Papanicolaou test screening practices: a national survey, 2006 to 2007.
For example, detailed instructions are given on how to organize a system for follow-up of abnormal Papanicolaou test findings.
Between 1954 and 1982, DuPont screened 1,723 exposed employees annually at the Chambers Works using the Papanicolaou test for urinary cytology and microscopic urinalysis.
Papanicolaou test screening and prevalence of genital human papillomavirus among women who have sex with women.
Hewitt M, Devesa S and Breen N, Papanicolaou test use among reproductive-age women at high risk for cervical cancer: analyses of the 1995 National Survey of Family Growth, American Journal of Public Health, 2002, 92(4):666-669.
The letter outlines 12 evidence-based reasons that the NCI-promoted virology-based program, which depends on massive HPV vaccination of young American girls, HPV screening and colposcopic biopsies, to replace the traditional Papanicolaou test for cervical cancer prevention is highly speculative, and should not be adopted prematurely.
In order to practice Papanicolaou test examination and comply with CLIA, cytopathologists and cytotechnologists are required to pass one national gynecologic cytology proficiency examination annually.
9% of married women reported having had a Papanicolaou test in the preceding 3 years in Jordan, compared with 86.
Impact of increasing Papanicolaou test sensitivity and compliance: a modeled cost and outcomes analysis.
Key words: Cervical-uterine cancer; Prevention; Papanicolaou test.
Between 1990 and 2002, Barbara Fordham underwent annual gynecological exams that included the Papanicolaou test, also known as the Pap test or Pap smear, which is used to diagnose abnormalities of cells from the cervix.