Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 22, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2135

HCG, Quant Serum

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Blue Top (Na Citrate)
  • One Gray Top
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • 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.
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 3 Day(s); Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84702
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : <10 mIU/ml
Weeks of gestation HCG mlU/Ml
3 5.8 - 71.2
4 9.5 - 750
5 217 - 7138
6 158 - 31795
7 3697 - 163563
8 32065 - 149571
9 63803 - 151410
10 46509 - 186977
12 27832 - 210612
14 13950 - 62530
15 12039 - 70971
16 9040 - 56451
17 8175 - 55868
18 8099 - 58176

Biotin in specimens taken from patients on high-dose biotin therapy or supplements may intefere with this test and cause inaccurate test results. It is recommended that 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.
Components:
  • 2135 - HCG, QUANT
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