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Comparison of liquid based cytology results with conventional cytology results in screening cervical cancer

Nezaket Kadioglu, Sibel Ozler, Eda Gulmez, Basak Gumus, Ebru Aslan Patlakoglu.

Abstract
Our objective is to compare and evaluate the liquid based cytology (LBC) results with the conventional cytology (CC) results for cervical cancer. Cross sectional study. The results of 1531 women, applied to our outpatient clinic, for cervical cancer screening between the years 2012- 2015, were evaluated. We have applied liquid based cytology on 958 (62.6%) of the patients, and conventional cytology on 573 (37.4%) of the patients. Unsatisfactory smear results for examination were found to be significantly lower in LBC compared to CC (20.3% vs. 0.4%, p

Key words: Liquid based cytology, conventional cytology, cervical cancer screening, smear test



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