Should a Nylon Brush Be Used for PAP Smears from Pregnant Women?
Excerpt: Use of a nylon brush (Cytobrush and others) with spatula to obtain Papanicolaou (Pap) smears from pregnant women is more likely to obtain sufficient endocervical cells, without adverse consequence for the mother or for the fetus.
Holt, Jim; Stiltner, Lynetta; and Jamieson, Barbara. 2005. Should a Nylon Brush Be Used for PAP Smears from Pregnant Women?. Jounal of Family Practice. Vol.54(5). 463-465. https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/65589/womens-health/should-nylon-brush-be-used-pap-smears-pregnant-women ISSN: 0094-3509