Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology guidelines for educational notes, disclaimers, and similar comments on reports of cervical cytology specimens

Lester J. Layfield*, Tarik M. Elsheikh, Armando Filie, Ritu Nayar, Vinod Shidham

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Abstract

Controversy exists regarding the need for and appropriate form of notes addended to cervical cytology reports. The Guidelines Task Force of the Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology reviewed the pertinent literature and formulated a list of suggested guidelines to aid practicing cytopathologists in conforming to the National Cancer Institute Bethesda Workshop's consensus recommendations and to fill the requirements of the College of American Pathologists inspections.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)282-285
Number of pages4
JournalDiagnostic cytopathology
Volume28
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2003

Keywords

  • Cervical cytology
  • Guidelines
  • Papanicolaou test

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Histology

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