26.0 Herpes I & II (Cytology)


Title of Manual: Specimen Collection

Version No: 1.0

Title: Herpes I & II (Cytology)

Effective Date: 11/01/09
Revised Date: 01/02/14

Document #: GPA.SPC.26.0


I. PURPOSE

To provide the proper collection protocol for Herpes I & II testing.

II. MATERIALS

Reagents

Supplies

Equipment

Cervical Sampling:
• CytoBrush & Spatula or Broom
in ThinPrep or SurePath Liquid
Base Collection Vial


III. PROCEDURE

ThinPrep or SurePath Liquid Based Pap Test:
One specimen will be used to provide samples for both the Pap test and/or the HSV test.

IV. QUALITY CONTROL

• Minimum Volume:
    • 2 mL
• Storage Requirements:
    • Room Temperature
• Stability Requirements:
    • 3 Weeks

V. CALCULATIONS/CALIBRATION

VI. INTERPRETATIONS

VII. METHOD PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS

VIII. REFERENCES

IX. RELATED DOCUMENTS

X. DOCUMENT HISTORY

MINOR REVISION
(Laboratory Director’s Signature on Original Subsequent Document Attached)

X - MAJOR REVISION
(Requires Laboratory Director & Department Director Signature - where applicable)

Reason for Change

1/02/14 New Document Control Format



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