Test Details

Mnemonic

HPDNA

Ordering Code

3400409

CPT-4 Code(s)

87624, plus 87625 if reflexed, at an additional fee

Specimen Information

Collect

PreservCyt® fluid

Specimen Preparation

Send 4.0 mL PreservCyt® fluid collected in a Liquid Cytology PreservCyt® Preservative (ThinPrep®).

Alternate Specimen

2.0 mL SurePath™ fluid (1.0 mL minimum) collected in TriPath SurePath™ vials - post processing of the PAP smear.

Minimum Volume

2.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Cervical swabs in Digene® HC cervical sampler, unprocessed Cytyc® media without cervical brush/broom, Swabs, Digene® vials, SurePath™ pellet, samples treated with acetic acid, Vaginal sources, Biopsy

Stability

ThinPrep®
Room temperature: 6 months
Refrigerated: 6 months
Frozen: Unacceptable

SurePath™
Room temperature: 28 days
Refrigerated: 6 months
Frozen: Unacceptable

Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
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Reference Range

HPV DNA, High Risk: Not detected

HPV 16: Not detected

HPV 18: Not detected
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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