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Test Catalog

Test ID: HPVHL    
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) High/Low Risk, In Situ Hybridization

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Special

Additional Testing Requirements

If additional interpretation or analysis is needed, request PATHC / Pathology Consultation along with this test.

 

Shipping Instructions

Attach the green pathology address label included in the kit to the outside of the transport container.

Necessary Information

A pathology/diagnostic report and a brief history are required.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Supplies: Pathology Packaging Kit (T554)

Specimen Type: Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue block

Specimen Volume: Entire block

 

Specimen Type: Slides

Slides: 6 unstained glass, positively charged slides with 5 (+ or - 1)-microns formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:

-Oncology Test Request (T729)

-Immunohistochemical (IHC)/In Situ Hybridization (ISH) Stains Request (T763)

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Wet/frozen tissue
Cytology smears
Nonformalin fixed tissue
Nonparaffin embedded tissue
Noncharged slides
ProbeOn slides
Reject

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
SpecialAmbient (preferred)
 Refrigerated