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Test Catalog

Test ID: HPVLR    
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Low Risk, DNA In Situ Hybridization

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Special

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: 5 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

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

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