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Cervix-cytology

Normal cells / non-neoplastic findings

Male cells (non sperm)


Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D., PathologyOutlines.com, Inc. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 22 June 2011, last major update June 2011
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● FISH can provide evidence of male epithelial and inflammatory cells up to 3 weeks after intercourse (Am J Clin Pathol 1995;104:32, J Forensic Sci 1994;39:1347, Forensic Sci Int Genet 2011;5:69)
● Sperm identification decreases after first postcoital day (J Forensic Sci 1987;32:678)

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