Human Papillomavirus (HPV), High-Risk, DNA In Situ Hybridization
Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) high risk E6/E7 will be performed at the discretion of the Mayo pathologist.
Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing
Attach the green pathology address label included in the kit to the outside of the transport container.
A pathology/diagnostic report and a brief history are required.
Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex 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
If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send an Oncology Test Request Form (T729) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/oncology-request-form.pdf)
Nonformalin fixed tissue
Nonparaffin embedded tissue
Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.