Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: June 18, 2024 @ 9:13 am


HCG, Qual Serum

  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • For patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (>5 mg/day), no laboratory test specimen should be collected until at least 8 hours after the last biotin administration.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 2 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Chromatographic Immunoassay
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84703
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : negative
HCG QUAL NEGATIVE cutoff at 10 mIU/ml.
  • 2130 - HCG, QUAL
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