cytopathology

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cytopathology

[¦sīd·ō·pə′thäl·ə·jē]
(pathology)
A branch of pathology concerned with abnormalities within cells.
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In our study, a progression of the cytopathologic findings was not observed within the study period; in particular, no evidence for a neoplastic transformation was detected (Figure 2).
The malignant pleural effusion: a review of cytopathologic diagnoses of 584 specimens from 472 consecutive patients.
Thyroid carcinomas are classified as either differentiated (ie, papillary or follicular) or undifferentiated (ie, ana plastic), depending on the histologic and cytopathologic findings.
PRRSVs were then isolated successfully on MARC-145 cells with an obvious cytopathologic effect, characterized by cell congregation, contraction, and brushing off at passage 2; immunofluorescence assay using PRRSV NP-, M- and GP5-specific monoclonal antibodies confirmed that the isolated viruses were PRRSV (2,3).
In view of the somewhat conflicting clinical and cytopathologic findings, a transcervical incisional biopsy was performed.
The cytopathologic diagnoses made at the medical center's "in-house" lab were compared with the initial diagnoses at several outside laboratories, including labs in large referral centers, community hospitals, and independent labs.
With attention to diagnostic criteria, excellent specificity can be achieved for the cytopathologic diagnosis of fungal elements Trichomonas vaginalis, and herpes simplex virus.
After 2 days, cytopathologic effects were observed in Vero monolayers; a high level of cell death was also observed in C6/36 cells.
Primary pancreatic lymphomas: A cytopathologic analysis of a rare malignancy.
Toward objective quality assurance in cervical cytopatholgy: correlation of cytopathologic diagnoses with detection of high-risk human papillomavirus types.
The infected cells exhibited few cytopathologic changes, displaying only a few rounded cells.