related sales increased 157% from the prior quarter.
Burlington, NC, has received FDA approval to include the screening of AutoCyte Prep thin-layer slide preparations on the AutoPap
Primary Screening System.
software uses an image recognition system and rates Pap smears according to normalcy.
and Papnet systems were approved by the FDA in the latter half of 1995.
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A study published in Cancer Cytopathology (2000;87:354-358) showed that the AutoPap
cervical cancer screening system from TriPath Imaging, Inc.
He added, "Chappell-Joyce Pathology Association is one of the few anatomic pathology practices to operate the AutoCyte (thin-layer Pap smear preparation) and AutoPap
(automated screening of Pap smears) systems in tandem, and is the first practice to utilize the AutoPap
system in the region.
3 million for the quarter reflecting a decline in sales related to the AutoPap
NeoPath, located in Redmond, WA, is the manufacturer of AutoPap
, the only automated screener approved for primary screening.
NeoPath applauds Aetna's national policy decision to provide reimbursement coverage for AutoPap
screening," said Dr.
In its initial rollout, TriPath Imaging has targeted strategic customers with previous experience using the AutoPap
System, developed by NeoPath, utilizes proprietary visual intelligence technology to identify Pap smears that have the highest likelihood of abnormality.