Guidance on the use of liquid-based cytology for cervical screening

NICE technology appraisal guidance [TA69] Published date:

NICE has recommended that liquid-based cytology should be used as the main way of preparing samples of cervical cells for cervical screening.

NICE has not recommended one product for liquid-based cytology over another as it says that there is currently not enough information about the advantages and disadvantages of the different products.

  • This guidance updates and replaces NICE technology appraisal 5 (published in June 2000)

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