Test Directory

HPV, Human Papillomavirus

Synonym(s):

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 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–Friday

Retention:

Specimen is retained for 21 days from submission

CPT Code:*

87624

Test Code(s):

ThinPrep:

THPV - HPV Only - Liquid Based Pap Collection (NO PAP)
TPAPV - Pap w/HPV (regardless of Pap result)
TPAPVG - Pap w/HPV (regardless) and reflex 16/18 if HPV+
TPAPVGN - Pap w/HPV (regardless) and reflex 16/18 if Pap – and HPV+
TPAPA - Pap w/HPV if ASCUS
TPAPACT - Pap w/HPV if ASCUS and CT
TPAPAGC - Pap w/HPV if ASCUS and GC
TPAPAGCCT - Pap w/HPV if ASCUS and GCCT

SurePath:

AHPV - HPV Only - Liquid Based Pap Collection (NO PAP)
APAPV - Pap w/HPV (regardless of Pap result)
APAPVG - Pap w/HPV (regardless) and reflex 16/18 if HPV+
APAPVGN - Pap w/HPV (regardless) and reflex 16/18 if Pap – and HPV+
APAPA - Pap w/HPV if ASCUS
APAPACT - Pap w/HPV if ASCUS and CT
APAPAGC - Pap w/HPV if ASCUS and GC
APAPAGCCT - Pap w/HPV if ASCUS and GCCT

ANALHCYT - Anal cytology with HPV

ANALHCYTG - Anal cytology with HPV and reflex to 16/18

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

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