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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:
Conventional

Magnification:
Low

Adequacy Description:
Squamous cellularity:~1400 cells in this 4X field

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
This image was composed to depict the appearance of a 4X field with approximately 1400 cells. It is to be used as a guide in assessing squamous cellularity of conventional specimens. An adequate conventional smear has an estimated minimum of approximately 8,000-12,000 well visualized and preserved squamous cells.

Explanatory Notes:
About 7 or more fields with this level of cellularity are needed for adequate squamous cellularity by TBS 2001 criteria.


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