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Atlas Interpretation:
Interpreted image
Type of Preparation:
ThinPrep / LBP


Adequacy Description:
Satisfactory Squamous Cellularity

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Satisfactory squamous cellularity on a ThinPrep slide. Endocervical cells are also present. An adequate liquid based preparation should have an estimated minimum of 5,000 well-visualized/preserved squamous cells.

Explanatory Notes:
This image depicts the approximate cellular density of an adequate ThinPrep specimen which significantly exceeds the minimum criteria. It is to be used as a guide in assessing squamous cellularity of ThinPrep specimens.

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