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HPV 16 18/45 Genotyping, Reflex
Synonyms: human papillomavirus, high risk, HPV, typing
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: Tuesday
Retention: DNA - 6 weeks
CPT Code: 87621
Notes: Testing performed only on positive HPV results.

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