Services that we provide include:
- Liquid-based preparations for all specimens.
- Pre-screening of Pap smears with the Hologic Imager System.
- Turnaround time for Pap smears is generally three to five days following receipt of the specimen in the laboratory.
- High-risk HPV DNA testing, including specific testing for HPV 16/18, at the request of the clinician and in accordance with treatment guidelines.
For more information, please call the lab receptionist at (401) 453-7655. The Division of Cytopathology is located at 70 Elm Street, Providence, Rhode Island.