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Pap,SurePath w/Rflx HPV if ASCUS (708)

CPT Code:

88142

Specimen Requirements:

Using the SurePath collection device, collect a sample, disconnect the broom from the stem into the SurePath preservative vial. Print patients complete last name and first name or initial and unique identifier on the vial. Submit with a complete Cyto/Histo requisition. Specimens with a diagnosis of ASC-US, AG-EC, or AG-GL will reflex a HPV DNA High Risk (Unit Code 718) at an additional charge (CPT Code 87621).

Stability:

21 days in the vial. Indefinitely for prepared slide (s).

Methodology:

Microscopic examiniation of Papanicolaou stained slide(s), perpared by the SurePath method.

Rejection Reason:

Vial not labeled with patients complete last name and first name or initial and unique identifier. Date on vial is expired. Specimen in vial for more than 21 days.

Transport Temperature:

Room temperature.

(The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.)