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BD FocalPoint™ Slide Profiler

  • Year: 2008
  • Company: Becton Dickinson
  • Category: Cytology


An intelligent Pap imaging system that prioritizes slides based on likelihood of abnormality.  Slides are classified into ‘Review’ and ‘No Further Review’ (NFR) groups and then Review slides divided into five quintiles (1= highest risk, 5=lowest risk) helping cytologists to understand the risk inherent in each slide.


Becton Dickinson


http://www.bd.com/tripath/labs/fp_screening.asp; Chute DJ, Lim H. Kong CS. BD FocalPoint Slide Profiler performance with atypical glandular cells on SurePath Papanicolaou smears. Cancer Cytopathol 2010;118:68-74.

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