ThinPrep Pap Test Specimen Collection
Specimen collection is a key factor in obtaining adequate and representative samples for analysis. Therefore, when collecting specimens, it is important to use appropriate devices and techniques, such as avoiding the use of lubricants, or if they are used, using them sparingly. The ThinPrep Pap Test's standard preparation method for specimen collection has been used by physicians for over 10 years for a variety of cytologic specimens.
The standard preparation method for the brush/spatula protocol.
Answers to commonly asked questions on specimen collection.
The standard preparation method for the broom-like device protocol.