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Table 4 Diagnostic concordance by the four diagnostic categories and by the histological subtypes of these diagnoses

From: The surgical pathology laboratory in Mwanza, Tanzania: a survey on the reproducibility of diagnoses after the first years of autonomous activity

SUBSET Number Concordance by diagnostic categories (a) Concordance by histological subtype (b)
General adult pathological diagnoses 90 81 (90.00%) 79 (87.80%)
Paediatric/adolescent pathological diagnoses 34 31 (91.18%) 26 (76.47%)
Lymphoproliferative pathological diagnoses 29 27 (93.10%) 22 (75.86%)
Fluid/FNA cytological diagnoses 23 13 (56.52%) -
PAP tests 20 15 (75.00%) -
  1. FNA fine needle aspiration
  2. (a) = on the basis of malignant/benign/inflammatory/suspicious categories
  3. (b) = on the basis of specific histo-types