thin prep

thin prep

Hematology A regionally popular term for a 'standard' peripheral blood smear, which is relatively thick at one end and thin and 'feathered' at the other. Cf Thick prep, ThinPrep.
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FNA material was collected in Thin Prep cytolyt (TP, Hologic cytyc, Malborough, Massachusetts, USA) fixative for liquidbased, thin-layer preparations.
The malaria smear from peripheral blood was confirmed negative (thick and thin prep as well as wet mount).
Lab workers across Staffordshire, Birmingham, the Black Country and Worcestershire have converted to the latest liquid-based Thin Prep Pap Test to analyse cells from a woman's cervix.
The data from 21,752 patients compared the sensitivity and specificity rates of Thin Prep with conventional Pap for detecting abnormal histology.
This study suggests that follow-up cytology alone, using the sensitive Thin Prep technique, may efficiently segregate ASCUS cases according to risk of progression to HSIL, Dr.
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What I do instead is make a thin prep on a regular slide, cover slip, and read.
You cite Thin Prep reimbursement as an example of how the market is responding quickly to new technologies with adequate reimbursement.
Efficiency of Thin Prep Pap Test preparation of cervical smears: A 1,000 case investigation-sponsored study.