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Epic Test Name HPV (HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS) HIGH RISK or REFLEX ASCUS PAP
Components
Synonyms High - Risk HPV
Description Cobas HPV Test test for the qualitative detection of High Risk-HPV types 16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 66 and 68.
Specimen Requirements 
Container ThinPrep cytology fluid with cervical specimen collected by endocervical brush/spatula.
Specimen Type Cervical specimen collected by endocervical brush/spatula.
Preferred Collection Volume 50 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 4 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling Thinprep® vial, minimum 4 ml

Transport refrigerated or at room temperature. Sample may be stored at 2-30⁰C for up to 6 months after the date of collection. Do not freeze.
Rejection Criteria Samples not in Thinprep® medium. Frozen samples.
Methodology Multiplex real-time PCR
Reference Range No High Risk HPV detected.
CPT Code(s) 87624
Department Molecular Diagnostics
Contact Information Lab: (214)-648-0960
Turn Around Time1-3 days after specimen arrival in Molecular Diagnostics Lab.
Performed 3 times a week.
Performed by Molecular Diagnostics.
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Notes Optional: HPV genotyping (HPV type 16, HPV type 18, High Risk HPV other than 16 or 18.
Updated/Reviewed 12/07/2016


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