Room temperature 5 weeks
Insufficient cellular material, excessive lubricant, excessive blood, specimen past stability, expired media
Gynecological specimen collected in a ThinPrep, Liquid Based Pap Vial, 20ml
2 – 5 days from receipt at the lab
- Collect gynecological sample from the cervix/endocervix using a broom-type or cytobrush/spatula sampling device.
- Twirl or swish device into a ThinPrep vial containing PreservCyt Transport medium. Discard collection device, do not leave in vial.
- Cap the vial tightly and label with two patient identifiers.
Monday – Friday (days)
Image guided screening