611 Pap with reflex to HPV if ASCUS or higher plus CT/NG

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
Liquid Based Pap. 30 Days Pap: Negative for Intraepithelial Lesion. HPV, CT, NG: Not Detected.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Pap
Container: Liquid-Based Pap Vial
Temperature: Ambient

Method

Liquid Based Cytology with Image guided screening, Roche for HPV, GenProbe for CT/NG

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

24-48 hrs

Instructions/Notes

Cervical sample from the junction of the ectocervix and the endocervix (transition zone) in Surepath Liquid-Based Pap Test Preservative fluid OR Thinprep Pap Test PreservCyt fluid.

Clinical Utility

To screen for cervical cancer and certain vaginal or uterine infections and certain types of Human Papilloma Virus that are associated with cervical cancer.

CPT Codes

87491, 87591, 88175

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