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HPV, Human Papillomavirus
Synonyms: hr HPV, HPV
Specimen Type: Cervical/endocervical collection, vaginal collection
Specimen Collection: SurePath or ThinPrep collection vial
Collection Procedure: Click here to see collection instructions.
Required Info: Complete the Incyte Request Form with the patient's demographics and relevant history. Be sure to include the last menstrual period (LMP), hormone therapy, history of cancer/dysplasia, intrauterine device (IUD), etc., as well as check any appropriate boxes.
Unacceptable Specimen: Improper or inadequate patient identification, improper fixative
Limitations: Excess blood/inflammation/lubricant, scant cellularity
Department: Cytology
Method: Aptima nucleic acid amplification
Turn Around: 3-4 days
Performed: Monday-Friday
CPT Code: 87621

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