Manual liquid based cytology


chemQ Bioscience

Principal Investigator

Dr. Lisa Rahangdale, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Project Run Dates

4/1/2013 to 09/30/2013



To assess equivalence between low cost manual liquid based cytology (pap smear) and standard Thin prep cytology screening. Participants: 100-120 healthy women presenting for standard pap smear screening Procedures (methods): After routine care pap smear, another pap smear will be performed and placed in the study medium. Clinical care pap and study pap will be reviewed by a single pathologist to assess for equivalent findings. Hypothesis: Manual liquid based cytology is equivalent to conventional liquid based cytology.


Associated Publications and other materials

Study Record Detail via Clinical