Instruments gynecological: Ayre’s spatula

Ayre’s spatula is a disposable instrument which consists of a convenient handle on the opposite ends of which there are two shovels of different form.

 

Advantages
The instrument allows to carry out simultaneously the taking of material from the surface of cervix uteri and from the lower third of cervical canal. Depending on the anatomic features of cervix uteri wider or narrower shovel should be used. The instrument is supplied sterile and ready for use.

Indications
Taking material for cytological, microbiological tests in obstetric-gynecologic, dermatovenereologic practice.

Sterilization – by radiation.