endocervical brush

endocervical brush

Gynecology A device used to obtain cells from the endocervical canal, which replaces wooden spatulas, cotton swabs. See Pap smear.
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LOS ANGELES -- The endocervical brush is less painful than a metal curette for endocervical sampling at colposcopy in patients with abnormal Pap smears, Dr.
In the current study, the endocervical brush was 100% sensitive and 31% specific in detecting diseased cells, while the curette had a sensitivity of 70% and a specificity of 54%.
1 x spatula and endocervical brush (if brushes available) per pair or group of five students; can be cleaned and re-used in future.
3] Other studies have documented that endocervical cell recovery was enhanced when an endocervical brush was used to collect a specimen as contrasted with the method we had been using, the Ayre spatula and cotton swab.
Recommended Usage: For use with an endocervical brush and swab specimen collection kit, also manufactured by Digene.
The study, which included over 1500 patients, was conducted to assess the efficacy of the combination endocervical brush and spatula sampling method when used with the ThinPrep Pap Test.
Recommended Usage: For use with an endocervical brush called a cervical sampler and swab specimen collection kit, also manufactured by Digene.
In March, the FDA approved Cytyc's Premarket Approval Application Supplement to allow use of a common Pap collection method, the endocervical brush and plastic spatula, with the Thin Prep Pap Test.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to allow use of a common Pap collection method, the endocervical brush and plastic spatula, with the ThinPrep(R) Pap Test(TM).