CLSI - GP15-A3
Cervicovaginal Cytology Based on the Papanicolaou Technique; Approved Guideline
|Publication Date:||1 November 2008|
This guideline provides the most current recommendations regarding standard precautions, patient assessment, test requisition, cervicovaginal specimen collection, specimen transport, specimen receipt, specimen processing, and storage of slides. Cytologic interpretation is outside the scope of this document and is not addressed.
The guideline is useful to health care providers, laboratory directors, supervisors, and others who have responsibilities for quality control in cytopathology laboratories.