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Cytology result codes and associated read codes

Cervical screening report terminology Result code on Exeter Read code
Inadequate 1 4K21
Negative 2/N 4K22
Borderline changes in squamous cells 8/B 4K290
Borderline changes in endocervical cells 9/E 4K291
Low-grade dyskaryosis 3/M 4K2J
High-grade dyskaryosis (moderate) 7 4K2K
High-grade dyskaryosis (severe) 4 4K2L
High-grade dyskaryosis ?invasive squamous carcinoma 5 4K2M
?Glandular neoplasia of endocervical type 6 4K2N
?Glandular neoplasia (non-cervical) 0/G 4K2P
High-risk Human Papillomavirus (HR-HPV) not detected 0 4K3E
High-risk Human Papillomavirus (HR-HPV) detected 9 4K3D

(Last reviewed November 16th 2017)