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Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2009 Oct-Dec;52(4):495-7. doi: 10.4103/0377-4929.56134.

Evaluation of 100% rapid rescreening of cervical smears.

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  • 1Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, Hari Nagar, New Delhi 110 064, India.


Advantage of rapid rescreening (RR) over conventional 10% random rescreening of all negative smears has been the topic of debate. RR of negative smears by cytopathologists/cytotechnologists have yielded good results. We undertook the rapid review of all the reported cervical smears to study its results as a means of strict quality control exercise on 2,500 smears.

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