She said a number of women from this group had contacted the party to say they had a smear test but later became ill - writes rte.ie
Ms Shortall said the total number of cases which are now being audited must be published soon.
She said the number of women affected could potentially be as high as 200.
Her party colleague, Catherine Murphy, called for the publication of documents that will reveal the HSE's communication plans around the CervicalCheck audits.
The Kildare North TD said the OireachtasPublic Accounts Committee would continue to examine this issue and it would not bring down the shutters on its work just because the Scally inquiry is under way.
Dr Gabriel Scallyhas been appointed by the Government to conduct a preliminary inquiry into the cervical cancer controversy.
The number of women who have died in relation to the CervicalCheck crisis has increased to 18.
The additional case has been identified by the HSE’s Serious Incident Management Team as it continues to try tocontact all those affected.
So far, 203 of the 209 women or families in the original group who were subject to CervicalCheck auditshave been contacted.
The HSE says that most women have at this stage been contacted and meetings have either been held, or have been arranged, to discuss the audit and the response with them.
In the case where women are deceased, their family or next of kin are being contacted.
Additional reporting Micheál Lehane
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