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Device processor, cervical cytology slide, automated
Definition It is a system that is used to collect and prepare cervical cytology specimens for Pap stain-based screening for cervical cancer. The specimens are collected and rinsed into a liquid preservative fluid from which they are then automatically filtered and deposited in a thin-layer on a glass microscope slide. They are stained and screened by a cytotechnologist and cytopathologist.
Review Panel Pathology
Product CodeMKQ
Premarket Review Office of In Vitro Diagnostics and Radiological Health (OIR)
Division of Molecular Genetics and Pathology (DMGP)
Submission Type PMA
Device Class 3
Total Product Life Cycle (TPLC) TPLC Product Code Report
GMP Exempt? No
Summary Malfunction
Implanted Device? No
Life-Sustain/Support Device? No
Third Party Review Not Third Party Eligible