Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 21, 2019 @ 9:13 am

5226

PAP with Age-Based Screening Protocols and Vaginitis Panel Plus

Specimen:Collect:
  • Gynecological Sample in ThinPrep PreservCyt Media

Also Acceptable:
  • NONE
Submit:
  • ThinPrep PreservCyt Media. Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • State Source
    Follow manufacturer's guidelines for sample collection.

    Patient's age will determine which add on tests are performed. Patient age: 21-25 will include GC/CT and a reflex to HPV if Pap is ASCUS; 26-29 will include a reflex to HPV if Pap is ASCUS; 30-65 will include HPV and a reflex to Genotyping if the HPV is positive. Additional charges will apply.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Specimen collected in an improper storage container
Stability:Ambient: 1 Month(s); Refrigerated: 1 Month(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Target Amplified Nucleic Acid Probe
  • ThinPrep processing system / Surepath processing system
Performed:Varies
Reported:3-6 Day(s)
PAP with HPV Mon-Fri. Vaginitis Plus twice a week
CPT Codes:
  • 87481x2
  • 87491
  • 87511
  • 87591
  • 87624
  • 87661
  • 87798
  • 88175
Components:
  • 5227 - PAP, AGE-BASED
  • 5236 - TRUSWAB VAGINITIS PANEL PLUS
  • 93657 - HPV, HIGH RISK
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