Module 6: Smear Preparation and Staining Trainer's Guide Page 1 of 19 Module 6: Smear Preparation and Staining Purpose To provide the participants with knowledge and skills to safely prepare and stain sputum smears using the Ziehl-Neelsen method.
It is natural to feel worried if you have just found out that your Pap smear result is not normal (abnormal). Around 1 in 10 Pap smears will show changes in the cells of the cervix.
MANUAL DIFFERENTIAL Smear making The first step in a manual differential is to prepare a smear suitable for evaluation. Several methods are used to make a blood smear including the wedge ...
What is a Pap test? The Pap test, also called a Pap smear or cervical cytology screening, checks for abnormal changes in the cells of the cervix and allows early treatment so that abnormal cells do not become cancer (see the FAQ The Pap Test
Acid-Fast Direct Smear Microscopy A Laboratory Training Program This multinational training project has been the collective effort on the part of the following organizations: World Health Organization (WHO) International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD) Centers for Disease ...
Pap Smears: When Yours is Slightly Abnormal What does an abnormal Pap smear mean? A Pap smear allows your doctor to look at the cells from your cervix (the lower part of your womb) and see if there are any problems.
Do not touch the surface of the slide where the blood smear will be made. 4. Select the finger to puncture, usually the middle or ring finger. In infants, puncture the heel.
155 Definition Examination of the peripheral blood smear should be considered, along with review of the results of peripheral blood counts and red blood cell indices, an essential component of the initial evaluation of all patients with hematologic disorders.
AN ABNORMAL PAP SMEAR RESULT What this means for you An abnormal pap smear result: What this means for you
1 Making and Staining a Blood Smear A well-made blood smear is a beauty to behold, and likely to yield interesting and significant information for a research project.