A Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) inquiry focused on 16 women between January 25, 2016 and February 7 last year, whose smear
tests had been taken but no results had been identified.
By a PAP smear
test early cervical epithelial changes can be identified, which is a primary screening test for detection of precancerous lesions in cervix and early stage of invasive cervical cancer.
Over a quarter of young women in Lanarkshire failed to turn up for a smear
test in the fight against cervical cancer.
MORE than 22,000 women across Nuneaton, Bedworth and Atherstone have put their lives risk by not having a smear
Beauty therapist Claire Hargreaves is on a mission to encourage more Dumfriesshire women to have smear
RECRUITMENT delays are leading to long waits for smear
results, Fianna Fail has claimed.
FORMER Coronation Street star Michelle Keegan has live blogged her smear
test to encourage other women to get checked out.
We sought to improve the quality of Pap smear
screening in the Tshwane Department of Health (DoH) facilities using two targeted QI activities.
I first encountered Lucy in 2014 when she contacted me about her fight to change the current legislation of women not being allowed a smear
test if they're under 25 or not due for a test, even if they might be showing signs of cervical abnormalities.
Objective: To determine the diagnostic value of direct immunofluorescence (DIF) findings on Tzanck smear
and plucked hair in patients of pemphigus vulgaris and to compare the diagnostic value of both the tests.
The removal of smear
layers during root canals is strongly recommended due to the presence of bacteria and tissue remnants in these layers (1, 2).
Examination of peripheral blood smear
is an in expensive but powerful diagnostic tool in Veterinary hematology.
Specimens were longitudinally sectioned and evaluated under scanning electron microscope for smear
layer removal efficacy.
Although the sputum smear
test is not capable of identifying 50% of TB patients, it still remains the most useful test to detect TB.
For diagnosis of trichomoniasis, different methods have been used, such as, wet mount, culture, Papanicolaou smear
, Pap smear
, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and serological tests.