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Research Article

Nasal Cytology: A Comparative Study of Two Different Techniques of Processing—Smeared versus Cytocentrifuged Slides

Table 2

Inflammatory cell count in smeared (SS) and cytocentrifuged (CS) slides. Data are expressed as number and percentages (%) of samples within each inflammatory cell category.

CellsNeutrophils in CSNeutrophils in SSEosinophils in CSEosinophils in SS
: 105 (%) (%) (%) (%)

None26 (24.8)18 (17.1)58 (55.2)60 (56.2)
Occasional16 (15.2)14 (13.3)22 (21.0)22 (21.0)
Few17 (16.2)22 (21.0)11 (10.5)14 (13.3)
Moderate13 (12.4)16 (15.2)10 (9.5)5 (4.8)
Large number2 (1.9)2 (1.9)00
Very large number31 (29.5)33 (31.4)4 (3.8)4 (3.8)

Cohen0.6990.724
<0.001<0.001

CS: cytocentrifuged slides; SS: smeared slides.

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