Test Details

Mnemonic

HPVDH

Ordering Code

3400024

CPT-4 Code(s)

87624

Specimen Information

Collect

Thin Prep® or SurePath™

Specimen Preparation

Thin Prep®: Send 3.0 mL of PreservCyt® fluid.
SurePath™: Send 2.0 mL of SurePath™ fluid.

Minimum Volume

Thin Prep®: 1.5 mL
SurePath™: 1.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

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

Stability

Thin Prep®:
Room temperature: 6 months
Refrigerated: 6 months
Frozen: Unacceptable

SurePath™:
Room temperature: 4 weeks
Refrigerated: 6 months
Frozen: Unacceptable

Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
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Reference Range

Not detected
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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