chemQbiosciences:Manual Liquid Based Cytology
Purpose: To assess equivalence between low cost manual liquid based cytology (pap smear) and
standard Thin prep cytology screening.
Participants: 100-120 healthy women presenting for standard pap smear screening
Procedures (methods): After routine care pap smear, another pap smear will be performed and
placed in the study medium. The study pap medium will be processed using the manufacturers
instructions and then clinical care pap and study pap will be reviewed by a single
pathologist to assess for equivalent findings.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Compare cytologic outcomes using manual liquid based cytology to conventional
A single board certified Pathologist will blindly review the study pap smear and clinical pap smear. There results will be compared for differences.
Lisa Rahangdale, MD, MPH
University of North Carolina
United States: Institutional Review Board
|University of North Carolina Hospitals||Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599|