Test Details

Mnemonic

HPVMR

Ordering Code

3400359

CPT-4 Code(s)

87624, plus 87625 if reflexed, at an additional fee

Specimen Information

Collect

Liquid cytology

Specimen Preparation

Send 5.0 mL liquid cytology (PreservCyt®) preservative Thin Prep® in APTIMA® vaginal collection kit (orange label) or APTIMA® specimen transfer tube (green label).

Alternate Specimen

ThinPrep® vial

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Cervical swabs in Digene® HC Cervical Sampler, Digene® vials, swabs, SurePath® Vials, Received frozen

Stability

Room temperature: 30 days
Refrigerated: 90 days
Frozen: Unacceptable

Methodology

Transcription Mediated Amplification (TMA)
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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