fast smear

fast smear

a cytologic smear containing material from the vaginal pool and pancervical scrapings, mixed and prepared on one microscopic slide, smeared, and fixed immediately; used principally for routine screening of ovaries, endometrium, cervix, vagina, and hormonal states.

fast smear

(fast smēr)
A cytologic smear containing material from the vaginal pool and pancervical scrapings, mixed and prepared on one microscopic slide, smeared, and fixed immediately; used principally for routine screening of ovaries, endometrium, cervix, vagina, and hormonal states.
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Once a sample of pericardial fluid has been obtained, the European Society of Cardiology recommends obtaining gram stain, acid fast smear, fungal smear, pericardial culture, and body fluid cultures [2].
Decreasing reliability of acid fast smear technique for detection of tuberculosis.
samples TB (n = 39) No TB (n = 26) Results of acid- fast smears (no.