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90569: Herpes Simplex Virus, Type 1/2 DNA, Real-Time PCR, PAP Vial Print View
HSV 1 DNA RT-PCR  NOT DETECTED   
HSV 2 DNA RT-PCR  NOT DETECTED   

PRIMARY
1 PreservCyt(ThinPrep) 2 (1) mL   Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  SurePath Vial   Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)  
  APTIMA (Unisex Swab)   Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 31 Day(s)/Frozen - 31 Day(s)  
  PreservCyt(Aptima Trans.)   Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)  
  SurePath Preserv Fluid   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)  

This test is used to detect Herpes simplex virus in specimens collected in PreservCyt (ThinPrep) solution.

Liquid Cytology (PreservCyt) Preservative (ThinPrep)
Labs performing cytology: Aliquot PreservCyt solution
before performance of liquid based cytology testing.
Transfer 1 mL of PreservCyt solution into APTIMA
Specimen Transfer tube (green label) or APTIMA
Vaginal Collection Tube (orange label). Ship to lab.

Reject Criteria
Specimens in broken containers. Specimens exceeding
stability time limits. Non-validated specimen types.
Specimens in other transport or collection solutions.
PreservCyt material already processed for cytology;
PreservCyt with excess mucus.

Transport Temperature:
Ship Room Temperature or Refrigerated
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Code
87529x2

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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