Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) High Risk
 
 

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) High Risk

Test name:
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) High Risk

Order name:
HPV HR

Specimen requirements:
Thin Prep

Minimum volume:
1 mL Thin Prep

Storage and stability information:
Room temperature, 2 weeks   Refrigerated, 1 month

Test performed:
Twice per week

Methodology:
Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Reference range:
Negative for HPV high risk types

Clinical significance:
Persistent infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) is the principal cause of cervical cancer and its precursor cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) 1-3. The presence of HPV has been implicated in greater than 99% of cervical cancers, worldwide.
This test can specifically identify HPV types 16 and 18, while concurrently detecting the rest of the high risk types (31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 66 and 68).

CPT codes:
83891, 83900, 83912