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Cervical cancer screening: Liquid based cytology is successful

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 17 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:161
  1. Michael W Whitley (, general practitioner
  1. Moira Park Surgery, Edinburgh EH7 6RU

    EDITOR—The results of Coste et al should be interpreted with some caution.1 They raise questions about the validity of such a small group of 2585 and of split sampling. An analysis is required on the amount of training of smear takers, laboratory staff, and cytopathologists. The contrast in appearance between conventional smears and thin …

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