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HPV High Risk Screen by TMA with Reflex to Genotypes 16 and 18/45

Mnemonic:    [HPV HR R]
Name:    HPV High Risk Screen by TMA with Reflex to Genotypes 16 and 18/45
Specimen:     Patient Preparation:
Females should avoid high concentrations of antifungal cream or contraceptive jelly, and should not douche prior to time of collection.

Collect:Cervical brush in ThinPrep transport media or APTIMA transport media.
Transport Temp:    Store and transport sample at Room Temperature.
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 4 weeks ambient.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 2007890
  Method:    Transcription-Mediated Amplification
Note:    Full Name of Test: Human Papillomavirus (HPV), High Risk, E6/E7 mRNA by Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TMA)

If the screen is positive, HPV Genotypes 16 and 18/45 (ARUP 2007894) will be added. Do not order this test. It is a reflex test based on results of the screening.
Processing Info:    Usually ordered by rules in conjuction with a Pap smear order.

There is an orderable for HPV by PCR which would be sent to Seacoast if either the provider specifically orders it or if the sample received is QNS for routine testing at ARUP. The test is only orderable in DOE not Powerchart or Centricity (>HPV PCR) orderable only by laboratory AP personnel.