SCHILLER IODINE TEST

Sep 7, 2008

MODIFIED SCHILLER IODINE TEST- to outline unhealthy epithelium
Cancer epithelium contains no glycogen because cannot anymore absorb iodine while
Normal cervical epithelium- contains glycogen because has the ability to absorb iodinea

Procedure: Long cotton applicator is used to paint the cervix with 7 percent tincture of iodine

  • negative result- if a mahogany brown color covering the entire surface -indicates reaction between the iodine and the glycogen of normal cells
  • positive result- if tissues not stained brown -indicates immature cells is abnormally present

0 comments:

Custom Search