PAP WITH HPV REFLEX

Code
000.0000
Name
PAP WITH HPV REFLEX
Category
None
Department
None
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
Cervical Smear, SurePath, ThinPrep, HPV
CPT Codes
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Cervical and endocervical sampling in ThinPrep® or BD SurePath™ pap test collection vial

Thin Prep (White Cap) collection kit -- Rinse the Cytobrush thoroughly in the solution and then discard the Cytobrush.

OR

Surepath (Blue Cap) collection kit -- Cytobrush must remain in the solution.Refer to:
Guide for Collection of ThinPrep® Pap test

Guide for Collection of ThinPrep® Pap test

, OR

Guide for Collection of BD SurePath™ Pap test

http://www.sbmf.org/td%20diagrams/P1325.pdf

Volume

Submit entire vial

Transport Info

Room temperature

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

No douches 48-72 hours prior to test
Avoid collection of specimens during menstruation, periods of active bleeding, or inflammatory episodes
DO NOT USE LUBRICANT ON THE SPECULUM
Speculum may be run under water to ease insertion

Reference Range

Within normal limits (WNL)

Methodology

ThinPrep® or BD SurePath™ Image-guided liquid-based pap test system

Clinical Significance

The Pap Test is used preventively to screen for gynecologic cancer or other conditions that precede cancer, such as dysplasia. It aids in establishing the diagnosis of primary or metastatic neoplasms; intraepithelial lesions (dysplasia); human papillomavirus (HPV); and inflammatory agents (herpes virus, fungi, Trichomonas vaginalis, Actinomyces, Candida, bacteria).

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