Does the use of small amount of water-soluble lubricant on the speculum reduce the adequacy of the PAP test?
A small amount of water-soluble lubricant on a speculum does not reduce the quality of the PAP test and probably does not affect microbiologic results. Adequacy of liquid-based PAP tests may be minimally affected or not at all.
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Publication Date: 2013-9-17
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