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Pap Smears, Histo/Path

Clinical System Name



Gynecology Final Report

Sample Requirements

Specimen: See note

Container(s): See note

Preferred Vol: See note

Minimum Vol: See note


Note: Obtain PAP Pak and Harborview Medical Center Cytology - The Thin Prep can be obtained from the ivory bin supply at the Springbrook Clinic. Using a "PAP stick," take a scraping from the endocervix, cervix and posterior vaginal puddle. Smear on a clean slide. Using a pencil, label slide and place in labelled PAP Pak slide holder. Complete Cytology - PAP requisition. Place small label from requisition on PAP Pak slide holder.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location: Register patient but do not order in Cerner. Put PAP Pak (containing glass slide), copy of Children's requisition (if submitted), and all copies of the Harborview Medical Center requisitions in the CPA RT Send Outs rack.


Off-site collection:


Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp


  Refrigerated N




STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily 1 - 2 w


Performing Laboratory

Harborview Medical Center

Room GWH47; 523 9th Ave

Seattle, WA 98104


Phone: (206) 744-3451



Send Outs

Phone Number

(206) 987-2563




Reference Range

Interpretative report provided.




Method: None specified

Analytical Volume: None specified

CPT Codes

CPT codes will vary depending on tests performed. Call Client Services for more information (206) 987-2617.





Send Out Instructions


Reference Test Name: None specified
Reference Test Number:

None specified


Send Outs orders MISC in PathNet. Label PAP Pak and Harborview Medical Center requisition with MISC Cerner label. Forward requisition to Pathology Admin Staff box. Place PAP Pak and Harborview Medical Center requisition in UWMC specimen bag; send room temperature Monday - Friday with UWMC Courier.