To compare Tzanck smear with viral serology in terms of concurrence of results in patients with varicella.
We also compared the findings of Tzanck smear with viral serology, which was positive in all 90% of patients as 10% patients were lost to follow-up despite adequate measures.
0 Table 2: Association of types of lesions on Pap's smear with
age of Women Age 20-30 31-40 41-50 Sl.
11%) patients had a positive smear with
no patient diagnosed as CIN after colposcopic guided punch biopsy, these results were comparable to another study done by Zamani N at Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore in 1990, in which a very low incidence of CIN was found i.
Variation by time lag of examination of smears reported positive at field laboratories Time lags Total Smears Smear with
variation < 30 days 573 41 [greater than or equal to] 30 days 4554 591 Time lags % Variation P-value Result < 30 days 7.
Our review of the cost effectiveness and of the uniquely powerful clinical claims approved by the FDA for PAPNET testing, clearly demonstrate that routine testing of every Pap smear with
PAPNET will provide every woman in our community with the best possible protection against cervical cancer," said Dr.
Improving the yield of endocervical elements in a Pap smear with
the use of the cytology brush.
These recent clinical studies demonstrated the use of the ThinPrep Pap Test with the cytobrush/spatula combination resulted in a 110% increase in the number of cases identified as positive compared to the use of the conventional Pap smear with
the same collection device.
In women with an initial LSIL Pap smear, respective values for detecting CIN 2/3 by a repeat Pap smear with an ASCUS threshold were 92%, 26%, 14%, and 96%, and for an LSIL threshold 23%, 64%, 8%, and 86%, respectively.
When only the 169 women with an initial Pap smear of ASCUS were considered, a repeat Pap smear with a positive triage threshold of [is greater than or equal to]ASCUS (persistent ASCUS or more severe dysplasia) detected 30/33 (91%) cases of CIN 1 and 7/10 (70%) women with CIN 2/3.
Lonky added that there is a growing trend toward complementing the traditional Pap smear with
adjunctive exams to bolster cervical screening sensitivity.
The most common cause of a laboratory-generated false negative is a smear with
a few poorly preserved atypical cells that were either overlooked or misinterpreted.
The optimal technique for obtaining a Papanicolaou smear with
To date, the best technique for obtaining a Papanicolaou smear with
this device has not been described.
The significance of a negative Papanicolaou smear with
hyperkeratosis or parakeratosis.