Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Gynaecological Liquid Based PAP test for Cytology

Test Name: Gynaecological Liquid Based PAP test for Cytology
Alternate Name(s): Liquid based PAP test for Cytology
PAP test
LBP
Laboratory: Cytopathology-UH
Specimen Type: Cervical, endocervical, vaginal sample in a specimen container
Collection Information: Click here for the External Client Cytology Collection Method if you are not at LHSC or SJHC.
Requisition: CYTOPATHOLOGY REQUISITION- GYNAECOLOGICAL AREA
Test Schedule: Weekdays
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
1 week
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2005-08-01
Revised Date: 2012-08-02
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Clinical history is an important component for diagnostic interpretation.
Special Processing: The specimen in Thinprep processed so the specimen should be collected in specific gyn. collection containers.
Comments: Cytopathology Laboratory
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.
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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