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Atlas Interpretation:
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Adequacy Description:
Unsatisfactory: Obscuring RBCs and WBCs

Cytomorphologic Criteria:
Over 75% of cells are obscured by inflammation and blood.

Explanatory Notes:
Unsatisfactory due to obscuring inflammatory cells. Greater than 75% obscuring is considered unsatisfactory if no abnormal cells are identified. If 50 ? 75% of the slide has this appearance, obscuring inflammation should be mentioned in the quality indicators section of the report.

This patient should have a repeat cervical cytology specimen or other clinical evaluation

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