Cytopathology Laboratory Management

  • Theresa CastleEmail author
Part of the Practical Anatomic Pathology book series (PAP)


This chapter covers topics from regulation and accreditation (CLIA88, HIPPA, CMS, CAP) to staffing and credentialing requirements, and responsibilities of various roles from section director to general supervisor and cytotechnologist. Workload limits, proficiency testing, and continuing education requirements are also discussed. Topics include policies and procedures, document control, workflow, reporting elements, quality assurance, data, statistics, and safety.


Cytotechnologist Workload limits PAP proficiency testing CLIA CAP QC 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineTemple University HospitalPhiladelphiaUSA

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