Measuring the significance of field validation in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology: How good are the experts? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Clinical Competence
  • Expert Testimony
  • Pathology, Clinical
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Vaginal Smears

abstract

  • Between 15% and 19% of gynecologic cytologic cases that have been selected by expert cytopathologists as good examples of cytodiagnostic abnormalities fail field validation. The proportion of cases failing field validation varies with cytodiagnostic category, but it occurs in all cytodiagnostic entities.

publication date

  • May 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 15859630

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 609

end page

  • 13

volume

  • 129

number

  • 5