cytobrush

cytobrush

(si'to-brush?)
A miniature brush used to sample cells from the vagina, cervix, or endocervix for Papanicolaou testing.
See: Papaniculaou test for illus.
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Collection of genomic DNA from adults in epidemiological studies by buccal cytobrush and mouthwash.
trachomatis infection in woman with tubal infertility using cytobrush and cervical swab samples.
Cervical cytology specimens were collected using a cytobrush and preserved using either PreservCyt (Hologic, Inc, Marlborough, Massachusetts) or SurePath (Becton-Dickinson, Burlington, North Carolina) liquid-based cytology fixatives.
All patients with suspicious lesions detected through screening are referred for scalpel biopsy, cytobrush collection or exfoliative cytology.
Then he takes a cytobrush and cuts off the brush part.
A cytobrush was used to collect oral specimens (buccal cavity, tongue).
During the gynecological examination, specimens for the Papanicolaou test were obtained from the endocervical canal with a cytobrush and from the exocervix using an Ayre spatula.
genotying Human papilloma Tissue, biopsy, genital swab, virus (HPV) scraping, cytobrush.
The cytobrush was used in 1 case of nasal mucosa and in 2 cases of laryngeal ML.
In addition to a wood spatula, most of us also use a cytobrush to obtain an endo-cervical speciment for a Pap smear.
Karmans cannula (Suction), Baby identification tag, Cord clamp, Cytobrush & ayres spatula, Elbow gloves Large , Medium, Endometrial aspiration canula, Gynae cut sheet, HIV kit/ O.
In addition, for technical reasons, the new cytobrush could not be used with lesions in the pancreatic head.