FDA-approved test for routine cervical cancer screening at 3-year intervals in all individuals ≥21 years of age with a cervix. Acceptable test for routine cervical cancer screening at 3-year intervals in all individuals 25-65 years of age with a cervix; the preferred test for this group is Human Papillomavirus (HPV) High Risk with 16 and 18 Genotype by PCR, SurePath (2011933).
New York DOH Approval Status
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.
Transport cervical specimen in the original collection kit.
Specimens not collected in a SurePath collection vial. Specimens submitted in expired preservative collection vials. Collection vials received without the collection devices.
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 6 months; Frozen: Unacceptable
Refer to report.
This test does NOT include HPV testing.
The Pap test is a screening test for cervical cancer and its precursors with an inherent false-negative rate.
Store collection vials without cytologic samples at room temperature (15°C to 30°C). Do not use solution beyond expiration date marked on the vial.
88142; if reviewed by pathologist add 88141
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2000495||SurePath Pap Specimen Source||19763-2|
|2000496||SurePath Pap Clinical History||22636-5|
- Pap Smear
- Pap Test
- SurePath Pap Test