642 Reveille E6/E7 (cell transformation alert assay)

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
Pap 21 Days Negative

Specimen Requirements

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

Method

Flow cytometry; measures overexpression of E6/E7 mRNA in individual cells

Schedule

Tues-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24-48 hrs

Instructions/Notes

Pap, Liquid-based ThinPrep or SurePath

Clinical Utility

Measures the over-expression of the E6/E7 HPV oncogenes in individual cells. These oncogenes are associated with the transformation of cervical cells to cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and ultimately carcinoma.

CPT Codes

87622

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