What does the Data of 354,725 Patients from Turkey Tell Us About Cervical Smear Epithelial Cell Abnormalities? - The Epithelial Cell Abnormality Rate is Increasing - Quality Control Studies and Corrective Activity are Musts.

Turkmen I. C. , USUBÜTÜN A., Cakir A., Aydin Ö. , BOLAT F., AKBULUT M., ...More

Turk patoloji dergisi, vol.33, no.2, pp.134-143, 2017 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5146/tjpath.2016.01380
  • Title of Journal : Turk patoloji dergisi
  • Page Numbers: pp.134-143


Objective: There is no other screening program close to the success rate of PAP test. Cervical cytology constitutes a large workload so that quality control in cervical cytology is important for the quality assurance of pathology laboratories.