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Name: Gynecologic Cytology
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Gynecologic cytology, also Gynecologic cytology, is a field of pathology concerned with the investigation of disorders of the female genital tract. The most common investigation in this field is the Pap test, which is used to screen for potentially precancerous lesions of the cervix. Gynecologic Cytology Diagnostic entities found on the Pap test. For additional information, please see. Bethesda System Web Atlas. The Pap test is a screening test that involves subjective interpretation by a cytotechnologist or pathologist of the thousands of cells that are present on a typical GYN cytology sample.
In an effort to assess sampling techniques, diagnostic accuracy, and var- iations in nomenclature used for cervical lesions, a comprehensive quality assurance system for gynecologic cytology has been instituted at the Uni- versity of Utah Medical Center. Gynecologic Cytology Laboratory. Practice and Methodology. Clinical Laboratory Advisory. Committee Meeting. June , 31 Jan Gynecologic cytology on conventional and liquid-based preparations: a comprehensive review of similarities and differences. Diagn Cytopathol.
Arch Pathol Lab Med. May;(5) Quality management in gynecologic cytology using interlaboratory comparison. Jones BA(1), Davey DD. Diagn Cytopathol. Mar;41(3) doi: /dc Epub Apr Gynecologic cytology on conventional and liquid-based preparations: a. Essentials of Gynecologic Cytology is written for practicing pathologists in private . Health in Maryland to consider methods of reporting gynecologic cytology in. However, a review of the literature reveals a continued lack of consensus among clinical professionals regarding best practices for gynecologic cytology. Classification, preparation, and interpretation of pap smears and utility of pelvic washings are discussed.