And they believe if Kirsty had gone for her smear
she could be here today.
There are many challenges to mastering the art of the manual smear
and that sought-after feathered edge.
Patients were evaluated for clinico-demographical parameters such as age, sex, symptoms with duration, comorbidities, sputum smear
status for acid-fast bacilli (AFB).
They found that while rates of timely mammograms did not differ significantly between the groups, lesbians were 25 percent less likely to get a timely Pap smear
than both heterosexual and bisexual women.
was taken from each patient at presentation and stained by Giemsa stain for giant cells and evaluated by histopathologist.
They were divided in two groups, smear
positive (sputum for AFB positive) and smear
negative (sputum for AFB negative).
microscopy cannot be solely relied upon for diagnosis and its results must be correlated with additional clinical information and other diagnostics due to considerable amount of false negativity, especially in female population.
This is an analysis done to evaluate the effectiveness of the orientation training for laboratory technicians in leprosy, skin smear
and nasal smear
techniquesin central leprosy teaching and research institute, Chengalpattu, Tamilnadu.
was stained by standard ZN staining technique as per RNTCP guidelines (4) and second smear
was stained by RZN staining method.
I congratulate them all for bringing this terrible disease visibly into focus and help raise awareness of the tragic consequences of missing a smear
test and often ignoring the early signs of a change to the make-up and shape of the cervix.
Some factors may affect the time of sputum smear
Leonila Dans of Clinical Epidemiology in University of the Philippines-College of Medicine, the latest study revealed that both "pap smear
plus HPV vaccine" and "pap smear
alone" has same effect to women.
QI had a cervical smear
test and I've been asked to go back for a second one.
Abstract Background: Sputum smear
testing for acid fast bacilli is the gold standard for the diagnosis of tuberculosis.
I've had an abnormal smear
but have absolutely no symptoms, is this normal?