Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for HPV testing, for Gynaecological Liquid Based PAP test (Cytology),

Test Name: HPV testing, for Gynaecological Liquid Based PAP test (Cytology),
Alternate Name(s): Liquid based PAP test (Cytology)
PAP test
LBP
Laboratory: Cytopathology-UH
Specimen Type: Cervical, endocervical, vaginal samples
Collection Information: Note: This test must be paid for by the patient. If the patient chooses to have this testing completed, they will be invoiced by LifeLabs directly.

Sample must be submitted in GYN PreservCyt fixative

Click here for the External Client Cytology Collection Method if you are not at LHSC or SJH
Requisition: CYTOLOGY AND HPV TESTING REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Specimens are sent to Life Labs weekly for testing (Wednesday morning)
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
2 weeks
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2018-08-28
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Clinical history is an important component for diagnostic interpretation
Special Processing: The specimen is ThinPrep processed and must be collected in specific Gyn collection containers (PreservCyt)
Comments: Cytopathology Laboratory
UH Room A3-242
UH
(519) 685-8500 x 36391/36392
Method of Analysis:  
Critical Information Required: Specimen container must be labelled with the patient's name.

Unlabelled specimen containers cannot be processed.

Order must be accompanied by signed Cytology & HPV Testing Requisition
Storage & Shipment: Transport all specimens in a biohazard transport bag with the specimen in the ziploc area, separating the requisition in the side pocket
System Codes: 
Cerner
 
 
Referred To:  

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