Use for screening and detection of cervical cancer.
- Patient Preparation
- Unstained cervical or endocervical slides. For specific instructions, refer to Specimen Collection and Handling.
- Specimen Preparation
- Label and transport slides in slide holders.
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Room temperature.
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Unlabeled slide(s).
- Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable
The Pap test is a screening test for cervical cancer and its precursors with an inherent false-negative rate.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2001220||Conventional Pap Smear Source|
- Conventional Pap
- Pap smear
- Pap test