NEW tests, Liquid Based Cytology
(LBC) procedures are being rolled out across the UK and are quicker and less uncomfortable than the old test which relies on a nurse taking a sample of cells with a spatula.
Basically it's the doctor saying, "Sorry I can't give you an answer." With the new Liquid Based Cytology
(LBC) testing (see opposite), this will occur less.
After screening has been initiated, it should be done annually with conventional cervical cytology smears or every 2 years using liquid based cytology
Earlier this year he relinquished his European export director's role with CellPath to concentrate on developing the company's sales of the AutoCyte PREP liquid based cytology
system in the UK and Ireland for United States manufacturers TriPath Imaging.
Is liquid based cytology
the magic bullet for performing molecular techniques?
Manual Liquid Based Cytology
is strongly advocated as it improves sample quality and reduces the likelihood of false negative results by removing obscuring factors.
Through CytoGlobe, a wholly owned subsidiary, MEDITE offers a full range of products for Cytology labs, specifically liquid based cytology
cancer screening supplies and instruments.
The latest Liquid Based Cytology
screening technology is being rolled out in all parts of Wales.'
With the new Liquid Based Cytology
test, the cells are sent to a laboratory protected in a sealed bottle of liquid, producing more accurate results.
The patent, registered under No 8,883,414, pertains to the use of the test on clinical patient samples, such as cervical tissue specimen, remnant Pap-smear fluid or liquid based cytology