CYTOLOGY (PAP SMEAR), GENITAL, FEMALE, CONVENTIONAL
Collect smears onto 2 glass slides and fix immediately in Absolute alcohol for 30 min and air dry. Do not allow smears to air dry before fixation. Brief clinical history ( Including LMP) in Cytology Requisition Form is mandatory.
Microscopy of Papanicolaou stained smears
Sample Daily by 1 pm
Report 3rd Day Evening
Do not take smears during menstruation.