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Keywords: Archived Pap smearClose
Subject Area:Pathology and Cell Biology
Journal: Acta Cytologica
Acta Cytologica (2015) 59 (1): 104–108.
Published Online: 24 January 2015
... investigations. Results: In our study, 98 (75.4%) out of 130 specimens of T. vaginalis Pap-stained smears were found to be positive by the nested PCR. Also, direct PCR on the archived Pap smears for identifying T. vaginalis gave a specificity of 100%. Conclusion: PCR-based Pap smears appear to offer an effective...