US healthcare provider to probe smear test scandal lab

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
20th May, 2018

The lab at the centre of Ireland’s cervical cancer crisis is being reviewed by a large healthcare provider in the United States.

Baylor College of Medicine, a designated cancer centre in Texas, confirmed it had initiated a review of the accuracy of Pap smears at Clinical Pathology Laboratories (CPL).

Clinical Pathology Laboratories is the same lab that processed the sample from Vicky Phelan.

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