Test Code Test Name CPT Code
18810 Pap 88175 (HCPCS: G0145)
18811 Pap reflex HPV mRNA E6/E7 (age <21) 88175 (HCPCS: G0145)
18813 Pap and HPV mRNA E6/E7 ages 30-65) 88175 (HCPCS: G0145), 87624
18828 Pap and HPV mRNA E6/E7,
C. trachomatis, N. gonorrhoeae
88175 (HCPCS: G0145), 87624, 87491, 87591
18829 Pap & HPV mRNA E6/E7, reflex HPV 16,18/45 88175 (HCPCS: G0145), 87624




Includes in instances where computer-assisted Pap testing is unable to make an evaluation, manual screening will be performed. All SurePath™ Imaging Pap tests and all ThinPrep® Imaging System tests will be CPT coded as 88175.




Pap results requiring physician interpretation will be performed at an additional charge (CPT Code(s): 88141; HCPCS: G0124).







Liquid Based-Density Gradient Sedimentation




Clinical Significance




Liquid based Pap testing is intended for use in the screening and detection of cervical cancer, pre-cancerous lesions, atypical cells and all other cytologic categories as defined by the Bethesda System for Reporting Results of Cervical Cytology. Pap screening is not reliable for the detection of endometrial cancer.