Test Name: HPV Genotyping 16, 18, other 12-pooled


Methodology: DNA - Roche Cobas


Test Description

This assay utilizes amplification of target DNA by the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and nucleic acid hybridization for the detection of 14 high-risk (HR) HPV types in a single analysis. The test specifically identifies types HPV 16 and HPV 18 while concurrently detecting the rest of the high risk types (31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 66, and 68). HPV 16, 18, other 12-pooled genotypes test are performed and reported in conjunction with HPV High Risk.


Specimen Requirements

Cervical Specimens. Acceptable specimen collection/transport containers are:
•ThinPrep® Pap Vial


Storage and Transport

Specimens can be shipped and stored at 2 - 30°C. If shipping temperatures exceeding 30°C are anticipated, use cool plack. Viability after transfer to collection/transport tube is:
•ThinPrep® Pap Vial: 30 days


Specimen Rejection Criteria

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Turn Around Time (TAT): 2-4 Days


CPT Codes*: 87624


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