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Oncogenic HPV and genotype detection by PCR

Alternate Names
HPVPCR, HPV test, HPV +/- (reflex LBC)
Ordering Information

This assay specifically identifies HPV genotypes 16 and 18 while concurrently detecting the other high risk genotypes (31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 66, and 68) at clinically relevant infection levels.

Currently this assay is only validated for diagnoses not screening purposes. Requests for screening are referred to the Victorian Cytology Service (VCS).

Test code is CXST.

 

Laboratory
Molecular Diagnostics
Specimen
Genital specimens
Container
Thin Prep Preserve Cyt Vial
Collection Instruction
Collect at room temperature
Minimum Adult Volume
None
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Frequency
At least once a week