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Table 4 Broom Followed By Medscand CytoBrush Plus GT + Medscand Pap Perfect Spatula

From: Additional collection devices used in conjunction with the SurePath Liquid-Based Pap Test broom device do not enhance diagnostic utility

Broom Diagnosis EC Medscand Diagnosis EC Cervical Biopsy Diagnosis
NIL Yes NIL Yes Ø
NIL Yes NIL Yes Ø
NIL Yes NIL Yes Ø
NIL Yes NIL Yes Ø
NIL Yes NIL Yes Ø
NIL Yes NIL Yes Ø
NIL Yes NIL Yes Ø
NIL Yes QNS No Ø
NIL No NIL Yes Ø
LSIL Yes ASC-US Yes LSIL
HSIL Yes ASC-US Yes HSIL
  1. *EC, endocervical cells; NIL, negative for intraepithelial lesion; QNS, quantity not sufficient for diagnosis; Ø, no biopsy performed
  2. P value for diagnosis: paired t test = 0.1, Sign Test = 0.25, Wilcoxon = 0.25
  3. P value for presence of ECs: paired t test = 0.34, Sign Test = 1.0, Wilcoxon = 1.0