Liquid based cytology

Cooper, Maggie
March 2004
Primary Health Care;Mar2004, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p22
Academic Journal
Reports on the introduction of liquid based cytology (LBC) as the modern replacement to the conventional cervical smear test in screening for cervical cancer in Great Britain. Procedure on how the LBC sample is obtained; Benefits offered by this technology to women and nurses; Factors which led to the classification of smears as an inadequate tool for cervical screening; Reason behind the hesitation of most women to undergo a cervical smear test; Efficacy of the liquid based cytology.


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