Cytology is a common method for determining a diagnosis in the medical world. Cytology tests use small amounts of bodily tissue or fluid in order to examine certain types of cells. Healthcare providers can use cytology tests for almost all areas of your body.
What kinds of cytology are there?
There are two main kinds, or branches, of cytology: exfoliative cytology and intervention cytology.
Healthcare providers can use cytology tests for almost all areas of your body. Some common types of cytology tests include: