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Updated Test Information:
HPV, Human Papillomavirus
HR HPV, HPV
THPV - HPV Only - Liquid Based Pap Collection (NO PAP)
AHPV - HPV Only - Liquid Based Pap Collection (NO PAP)
ANALHCYT - Anal cytology with HPV
ANALHCYTG - Anal cytology with HPV and reflex to 16/18
Cervical/endocervical collection, vaginal collection
SurePath or ThinPrep collection vial
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Complete the Incyte Diagnostics requisition with the patient's demographics and relevant clinical history. Label specimen container with the patient's full first and last name, second unique identifier, and specimen source/site.
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Improper or inadequate patient identification, improper fixative
Excess blood/inflammation/lubricant, scant cellularity
Detection of high-risk HPV mRNA is dependent on the number of copies present in the specimen and may be affected by specimen collection methods, patient factors, stage of infection and the presence of interfering substances.
A negative Aptima HPV assay result does not exclude the possibility of cytologic abnormalities or of future or underlying CIN2, CIN3, or cancer.
The Aptima HPV assay should be interpreted in conjunction with other laboratory and clinical data available to the clinician.
Aptima nucleic acid amplification
Specimen is retained for 21 days from submission