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Women's Health Test Menu with Screening Recommendations

(ThinPrep®, Aptima Swabs, Urine, Bactiswab )

To view the product information, click on the title of each test.  To quickly view the intended uses and limitations for the tests, please refer to 

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.

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 

Click here for CDC screening recommendations for STI.

Click here for CDC treatment recommendations for STI.

Gyn Cytology Pap:  ThinPrep®


 1.  HPV High Risk (Aptima TMA) (ThinPrep only): detects types 16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 66, and 68

     16 18/45 Genotyping (Aptima TMA): when HPV HR positive, we automatically reflex to genotyping for 16, 18/45.                                              (These types are responsible for over 70% of all cervical cancers)

Ϯ2.  Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC) via Aptima Combo 2 TMA Assay

Ϯ3.  Trichomonas Vaginalis (Aptima TMA)

​  4. Vaginitis Panel

     *Candida (CV) with reflex to candida speciation if positive (albicans, glabrata, tropicalis, parapsilosis)

     *Gardnerella (BV)

      Ϯ Trichomonas

5.  Leukorrhea: see #2 and #4 above (ThinPrep collection recommended)

     *Candida with reflex to candida speciation if positive


       Ϯ Trichomonas Vaginalis

       Ϯ Chlamydia trachomatis

       Ϯ Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Ϯ6.  Herpes simplex virus 1 and 2   (Orange Multitest swab of anogenital lesion is recommended and FDA approved.  Our reference laboratory has also validated the *ThinPrep sample (anogenital lesion must be scraped directly).)

Ϯ7.  *Group B Strep (Bacti Swab only) Reflex to antimicrobial susceptibility for penicillin allergic patients also available (please indicate clearly)

Ϯ8.  *Bacterial Vaginosis Expanded panel  -Aptima swab only (Intended only for recurrent or treatment resistant bacterial vaginosis)

* 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 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 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.

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