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Test ID: 60483    
Human Papillomavirus (HPV), High-Risk, DNA In Situ Hybridization

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing


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.

A pathology/diagnostic report and a brief history are required. One slide will be stained with hematoxylin and eosin and retained.


Attach the green pathology address label included in the kit to the outside of the transport container.


Forms: If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send an Oncology Test Request Form (T729) with the specimen (


Specimen Type: Tissue

Container/Tube: Pathology Packaging Kit (Supply T554)

Specimen Volume: Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue block


Specimen Type: Slides

Container/Tube: Pathology Packaging Kit (Supply T554)

Specimen Volume: 5 Unstained glass, "positively charged" slides with formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected









Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime