Room temperature or refrigerated 5 weeks
Insufficient cellular material according to Pap result, specimen past stability, expired media, excessive lubricant
Gynecological specimen collected in a ThinPrep, Liquid Based Pap Vial, 20ml
5 – 7 days
- Collect gynecological sample using a broom-type or cytobrush/spatula cervical sampling device.
- Twirl or swish device into a ThinPrep vial containing PreservCyt Transport medium. Discard collection device, do not leave in vial.
- Cap the specimen vial tightly, label with two patient identifiers.
Monday – Friday (days)
Fluorescent In-Situ Hybridization (FISH)