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Cervical/Vaginal Pap Smear
 
Test Synonyms:
Papanicolaou (Pap) test smear
 
Lab:
Cytopathology
Inpatient Req:
Cytology (#10299)  
Outpatient Req:
Cytology (#10299)  
Specimen:
SurePath Pap (Blue Cap) vial.
Result Time:
2-10 days  
Reference Interval:
Bethesda system-2001 No evidence of intra-epithelial lesion or malignancy  
Important Information:
Detach head of ALL collection devices and deposit into SurePath vial. Proper collection devices include endocervical brush AND spatula. Label container with patient's full name and medical record number.

Last Reviewed on 7/21/2014