Women's Health Test Menu with Screening Recommendations
(ThinPrep®, Aptima Swabs, Urine, Bactiswab )
The clinician must determine the use and relevance of the results of these tests when ordering outside of these parameters.
Only minimal ThinPrep® approved lubricants should be used during collection.
CDC recommendations for STIs:
FDA approved and ASCCP guideline based cervical screening with Aptima HPV test:
women ages 21 years and older = Pap, reflex to Aptima HPV if ASC-US
women ages 30 years and older (ACOG limits age to 65) = Pap + Aptima HPV
* Method: Real-time PCR. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ProPath Services, LLC. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The laboratory is regulated under CLIA as qualified to perform high-complexity testing. This test is used for clinical purposes. It should not be regarded as investigational or for research. Performed by reference lab, ProPath,1355 River Bend Drive, Dallas, TX 75247 1-800-258-1253. For detailed performance characteristics, limitations and collection method please visit www.ProPath.com/test-menu and Obstetrics and Gynecology.
ϮCPA can only accept these specimens if the client is NOT currently using Hendrick Regional Lab for these tests. This does not apply if testing off a ThinPrep specimen.