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Pap test

The Pap test (also referred to as the Pap smear, cervical smear, or sometimes simply, smear test) is a type of screening test named after Greek doctor Georgios Papanikolaou. It is a test intended to detect changes in the cells of the cervix (the lower part of the uterus). Such changes can be indicative of an infection, abnormality in the cells of the cervix, or cervical cancer.

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