Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 19, 2019 @ 9:13 am

5227

Pap with Age-Based Screening Protocols

Specimen:Collect:
  • Gynecological Sample in ThinPrep PreservCyt Media

Also Acceptable:
  • Gynecological Sample in SurePath Liquid Pap Media
Submit:
  • ThinPrep PreservCyt Media. Submit Ambient.

Also Acceptable:
  • SurePath Liquid Pap Media. Submit Ambient.
Special Handling:
  • State Source
    Follow manufacturer's guidelines for sample collection.
    SurePath Stability: Refrigerated: 10 Days, Ambient: 10 Days.

    Patient's age will determine which add on tests are performed. Patient age: 21-25 will include a 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 an HPV and a reflex to Genotyping if the HPV is positive. Additional charges will apply.
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:Mon-Fri
Reported:3-6 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 88175
Components:
  • 5227 - PAP, AGE-BASED
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