Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

HPV DNA, HIGH AND LOW RISK, ANAL-RECTAL

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1750         Geisinger Epic ID: 23506

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Dacron swab or anal-rectal brush collected in Digene Standard Transport Medium (STM)
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
Dacron swab or anal-rectal brush collected in Digene Standard Transport Medium (STM)
Special notes:
Specimen must be in Digene transport medium.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Specimen must be in Digene Transport Medium (STM). 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 2 weeks. Refrigerated: 3 weeks. Frozen: 3 months (-20° C).
Rejection criteria:
Improper transport medium. Stability limits exceeded. Liquid-based Pap smear sample not acceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Not detected.
CPT code(s):
87624
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
HPV DNA, Human Papillomavirus, High Risk, Anal, Rectal
Methodology:
Hybrid Capture with Signal Amplification
Synonyms:
AHPV, Quest test code 17185

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday a.m. Report available: 4-6 days.    
Performed stat? No
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