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332 Anal Pap with reflex to HPV if abnormal.

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Liquid Based Pap
30 days
Pap: Negative for Intrapehtelial Lesion. HPV: Not Detected.

Specimen Requirements

Important to collect Transformation Zone Component.

Method

Real-Time PCR (Roche)

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

24-48 hrs

Instructions/Notes

Anal sample in Surepath Liquid-Based Pap Test Preservative fluid OR Thinprep Pap Test PreservCyt fluid.

Clinical Utility

To screen for anal cancer and pre-cancerous lesions; to detect an HPV infection as there is a potential correlation between HPV infection and anal cancer

CPT Codes

88112

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