Synonyms: Pap Smear, Thin Prep Pap 
Specimen: Gynecologic smear 
Container: Slide or ThinPrep Vial 
Minimum Volume:  
Specimen Collection: Place specimen into ThinPrep vial or make a smear on a glass slide and fix immediately. Use only lubricant approved by Hologic. 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Maintain and transport at room temperature. Place slides in cardboard slide holder for transport. 
Lab Code: CYTP 
Requisition: Cytology See Test Requisition 20 (outpatient)  
Test Includes:  
Critical Value: Positive results 
Test Frequency: Monday - Friday 
Routine TAT: 7 working days 
CPT Code(s): 88164, 88142, 88175 
LCD or NCD: (LCD)  
Methodology Used: 52 See Addendum XVII