|Test||HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS (HPV), DNA HIGH RISK, NON CERVICAL|
|Methodology||cobas® 4800 HPV High-risk Test With 16/18 Genotype by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR|
|Description||The Roche cobas® HPV test is designed to specifically identify HPV 16 and HPV 18 genotypes, while concurrently detecting 12 other high risk HPV types (31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52. 56, 58, 59, 66 and 68) as one group.|
|Specimen||THIN PREP® COLLECTION METHOD
1. Collect specimen as directed in the Thin Prep® package insert.
2. Place the specimen directly into a liquid medium PreservCyt® vial and mix vigorously to release material. PreservCyt® vial is supplied by NorDx.
3. Forward promptly to laboratory at ambient temperature.
|Analytic Time||1 Day; Maximum Laboratory Time - 6 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||2-3 times per week|