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Descriptor English: Vaginal Smears
Descriptor Spanish: Frotis Vaginal
Descriptor Portuguese: Esfregaço Vaginal
Descriptor French: Frottis vaginaux
Entry term(s): Cervical Smear
Cervical Smears
Smear, Cervical
Smear, Vaginal
Smears, Cervical
Smears, Vaginal
Vaginal Smear
Tree number(s): E01.370.225.500.384.100.800
E01.370.225.998.054.800
E01.370.378.900
E04.074.800
E05.200.500.384.100.800
E05.200.998.054.800
E05.242.384.100.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014626
Scope note: Collection of pooled secretions of the posterior vaginal fornix for cytologic examination.
Annotation: note entry term CERVICAL SMEARS: do not coordinate with CERVIX UTERI; Pap smear: coordinate VAGINAL SMEARS with PAPANICOLAOU TEST
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
DeCS ID: 15029
Unique ID: D014626
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/01
Vaginal Smears - Preferred
Concept UI M0022486
Scope note Collection of pooled secretions of the posterior vaginal fornix for cytologic examination.
Preferred term Vaginal Smears
Entry term(s) Cervical Smear
Cervical Smears
Smear, Cervical
Smear, Vaginal
Smears, Cervical
Smears, Vaginal
Vaginal Smear



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