Comparison of Performance of Conventional and ThinPrep Gynecologic Preparations in the College of American Pathologists Gynecologic Cytology Program Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Papanicolaou Test
  • Precancerous Conditions
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
  • Vaginal Smears

abstract

  • Overall, TP preparations in this program were associated with significantly lower error rates than conventional smears for both validated and educational cases. However, unlike the negative for intraepithelial lesion and malignancy, not otherwise specified, low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion, and adenocarcinoma cytodiagnostic challenges, participants' responses indicated some difficulty in recognizing high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion and squamous cell carcinoma.

publication date

  • January 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 14692817

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 17

end page

  • 22

volume

  • 128

number

  • 1