Test Catalog

Test ID: STHPV    
ThinPrep Screen with Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Reflex, Varies

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

Management and triage of patients, age 21 or greater, with abnormal Pap results


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


Aids in triaging women with abnormal Pap smear results


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


Aids in triaging women with positive HR-HPV but negative Pap smear results

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
HPVHPV with Genotyping, PCR, ThinPrepYesNo
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, a ThinPrep Pap screen will be performed. If the results include the criteria below, a high-risk human papillomavirus test will be performed:

-Atypical cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS), and the patient is 21 years or older

-Atypical squamous cells, cannot exclude high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (ASC-H) and the patient is 21 years or older

-Low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL), and the patient is 50 years or older

-Inadequate endocervical/transformation zone component, negative for intraepithelial lesion or malignancy, and the patient is 30 years or older

If ThinPrep Pap results are abnormal, a pathologist will review the case at an additional charge.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

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

ThinPrep Pap Cytology Screening by Light Microscopy with HPV High-Risk DNA Detection with Genotyping by Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction

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

ThinPrep Screen HPV Reflex

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

HPV Reflex