Performance Measures for Australian Laboratories Reporting Cervical Cytology (Third Edition 2015)

This is a publication of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health

Page last updated: 24 June 2015

The Performance Measures for Australian Laboratories Reporting Cervical Cytology (Third Edition 2015) is a revision of the 2006 edition and defines the key elements of the day-to-day performance of a laboratory reporting cervical cytology to ensure a high degree of accuracy in the reporting of results.

The standards apply to cytology used as a primary screening test.

This document must be read in conjunction with the Tier 2 document - Requirements for Medical Pathology Services.

This document has a proposed date of effect of 1 August 2015.

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