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Test Code Pap Test/ LAB6035 Pap Test, Conventional (Non-Liquid Based)

Performing Laboratory

Rogue Regional Medical Center Cytology Department

Specimen Requirements

The specimen is smeared on a glass slide and immediately fixed with a alcohol based fixative by the clinician.

Specimen Transport Temperature and Stability

Send the fixed slide and requisition to the laboratory at room temperature

Reasons for Rejection

Lacking Two Patient Identifiers.

The slide is broken beyond repair.

 

Days Test Set Up

Testing is done Monday through Friday, AM shift.

 

Performing Department

Cytology

Methodology

The fixed slide will be stained, cover slipped and examined with light microscopy.

Additional Information

Ancillary HPV testing is not possible with this specimen.

 

Test Classification and CPT Coding

88164

LOINC Code

10524-7