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HPV 16 18/45 Genotyping, Reflex

Synonym(s):

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 Information:

Complete the Incyte Diagnostics requisition with the patient's demographics and relevant clinical history. Label specimen container with the patient's full first and last name, second unique identifier, and specimen source/site.

Unacceptable Specimen:

Improper or inadequate patient identification, improper fixative

Limitations:

Excess blood/inflammation/lubricant, scant cellularity

Department:

Molecular

Method:

Aptima nucleic acid amplification

Turnaround:

13 business days from receipt

Performed:

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday

Retention:

21 days from specimen submission

CPT Code:*

87625

Test Code(s):

TPAPVG - Pap w/HPV (regardless) and reflex 16/18 if HPV+

TPAPVGN - Pap w/HPV (regardless) and reflex 16/18 if Pap – and HPV+

ANALHCYTG - Anal cytology with HPV and reflex 16/18

Notes:

Testing performed only on positive HPV results.

*The listed CPT codes are for reference use only. Final coding is based on CPT guidelines and individual circumstances.

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