HPV DNA HIGH RISK

Specimen Required
Thin Prep®: 3.0 mL (1.5 mL minimum) of PreservCyt® fluid
SurePath™: 2.0 mL (1.0 mL minimum) of SurePath™ fluid

Rejection Criteria
Cervical swabs in Digene HC cervical sampler, Digene vials, SurePath™ pellet, samples treated with acetic acid, vaginal sources, unprocessed Cytyc media without cervical brush/broom, swabs

Methodology
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Stability
Thin Prep®:
Room temperature: 6 months; Refrigerated: 6 months; Frozen: Unacceptable
SurePath™: Room temperature: 4 weeks; Refrigerated: 6 months; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Tuesday-Saturday

Turnaround Time5-8 days
Test CodeHPVDH
CPT-4 Code (s)
87624
LOINC Codes
30167-1

Warde
Medical
Laboratory