The Pap smear is used for diagnosing inflammatory diseases, precancerous lesions as well as cervical/vaginal cancer.
The Thin Prep Pap test is used for our gynecological screening. Additional molecular testing may be run from the original Pap test vial. Co-testing with Human Papillomavirus (HPV) testing may be performed with FDA approved Aptima® HPV assay. There are 14 types of the most common HPV High-risk types 16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 66 and 68 detected through E6/E7 viral mRNA. If positive, HPV high-risk genotyping will be performed for 16, 18/45, and reported.
Aptima Multitest Swab
This can be used for CT/ GC/ TV/ M. gen/ BV/ CVTV assays for STI testing.
- Chlamydia trachomatis
- Neisseria gonorrheae
- Trichomonas vaginalis
- Mycoplasma genitalium
- Bacterial vaginosis
- Candidal vaginitis
Additional testing for chlamydia trachomatis (CT), Neisseria gonorrhea (NG) & Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) may be performed using FDA-approved Aptima® Combo 2 Assay & Aptima® assay, respectively.
Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 (HSV 1&2) testing is provided via collection by anogenital swab and performed with the Aptima® HSV 1 &2 test assay.
Mycoplasma genitalium (M. gen) testing is another STI test that may be run off the Aptima multi-test swab.