Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : HPV16/18 PCR Order Code : HPVPCR
Note: This human papillomavirus genotyping test detects and distinguishes between two of the high-risk HPV types: 16 and 18. This test does not detect any other HPV types and therefore cannot rule out the presence of low-risk HPV or other high-risk HPV types.
Synonyms: Human Papilloma Virus Typing
Specimen Type: Formalin-fixed Paraffin Embedded Tissue.
Container Type: Paraffin-Embedded Tissue Block; 3-5 Paraffin-Embedded Tissue Scrolls at 5-10 µm thickness in a screw-cap tube.
Required Volume: Not Applicable
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): Not Applicable
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Standard Run Times: Weekly
Turnaround Time: 14 days
Special Handling: Formalin-fixed, Paraffin-Embedded Tissue requires no special transport or storage.
CPT Codes: 87625 x 3
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB3547
SHC EPIC Code: LABHPVPCR
Department: Virology