Cytology, SurePath Liquid-Based Pap Test with Reflex to Human Papillomavirus (HPV), High Risk by PCR, SurePath
Ordering Recommendation

FDA-approved test for routine cervical cancer screening at 3-year intervals in all women ≥21 years. Optional to use for cervical cancer screening at 3-year interval intervals in women 25-65 years; preferred cotesting panel is Cytology, SurePath Liquid-Based Pap Test and Human Papillomavirus (HPV), High Risk by PCR, SurePath (for routine co-testing in women over 30) (2000133).

Microscopy/ Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
1-7 days, if reflexed, add 2 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
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Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Cervical specimen in a SurePath collection kit, Rovers Cervex-brush Kit (ARUP Supply #22216), PAP Perfect Plastic Spatula and Cytobrush Plus GT Collection Kit (ARUP Supply #41126), or Rovers Cervex-Brush Combi Collection Kit (ARUP Supply #45031) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. For specific instructions refer to Specimen Collection and Handling. 
Specimen Preparation
Transport cervical specimen in the original collection kit. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens not collected in a SurePath collection kit. Expired preservative vials or vials received without the collection devices. 
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 6 months; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

If the SurePath Liquid-Based Pap Test is interpreted as atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASC-US), then Human Papillomavirus (HPV) High Risk by PCR, SurePath will be added. Additional charges apply.
Hotline History
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CPT Code(s)
88142, if reviewed by pathologist add 88141.  If reflexed add 87624.
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2000507SurePath Pap Reflex Specimen Source
2000508SurePath Pap Reflex Clinical History
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