Do women in rural and remote areas need different guidelines for management of low-grade abnormalities found on cervical screening?

Stewart Bryant
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (3): 182-183.
Published online: 7 August 2006

To the Editor: We read with interest the letter by Breeze et al on management of abnormalities detected on cervical screening.1 Their study identifies a universal and fundamental feature of the Pap smear — namely, that it is an imperfect predictor of underlying abnormalities in the cervical epithelium.

  • Stewart Bryant

  • Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, Sydney, NSW.



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