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Liquid-based cytology

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Technology is recommended by NICE in 1LBC guidance as the primary means of processing Pap smear samples in the UK's cervical screening program. The UK body released a final appraisal on the procedure in August (2"The Gray Sheet" Aug. 18, 2003, In Brief)...

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