Test Catalog

Test ID: HPVP    
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) DNA Detection with Genotyping, High Risk Types by PCR with Papanicolaou Smear Reflex, ThinPrep, Varies

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Screening for infection with high-risk (HR) human papillomavirus associated with the development of cervical cancer


Individual genotyping of HPV-16 and/or HPV-18, if present

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
TPRCYHPV Cytology ReflexNoNo
TPSPCPhysician Interp ScreenNoNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When this test is ordered, HPV with genotyping PCR will be performed. If the results include the criteria below, the HPV Cytology Reflex test will be ordered by reflex and performed at an additional charge:

-HPV with genotyping PCR is positive for other high-risk types and negative for types 16 and 18

-Patient is > or =25 years of age

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) with ThinPrep Pap Cytology Screening by Light Microscopy

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

HPVG PCR w/ Pap Reflex, ThinPrep

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

High Risk HPV
HPV (Human Papillomavirus) PCR
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Genotyping