CPAPS - Overview: Conventional Smear-Screen

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: CPAPS    
Conventional Smear-Screen

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Screening for cervical carcinoma and a number of infections of the female genital tract including human papillomavirus, herpes, Candida, and Trichomonas

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
CVSPCPhysician Interp ConventionalNoNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If Papanicolaou results are abnormal, a pathologist will review the case at an additional charge.

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Light Microscopy

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Conventional Smear-Screen

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Pap Smear