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High Risk HPV, reflex to Genotyping


TEST DIRECTORY
Test Name
High Risk HPV, reflex to Genotyping
Alternate Names
HR HPV reflex to 16, 18/45 genotyping
Description
Detection of High Risk HPV by the FDA-approved APTIMA® HPV (Hologic) nucleic acid amplification method. Reflex testing (if HPV positive) detects and differentiates the HPV genotypes 16 and 18/45.
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Test Code
33052
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen
Gynecological Pap sample collected in ThinPrep® specimen vial
Specimen Collection
ThinPrep® specimens – please refer to instructions in Collection of Pap Specimens Using ThinPrep.®
Storage Requirements
Store specimens at room temperature (15 to 30°C) until transported. DO NOT freeze.
Causes for Rejections
GENERAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Turn Around Time
1-2 days
Methodology
Transcription-mediated amplification (TMA)
CPT Code
87624, add 87625 if reflex