Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 26, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2651

Beta HCG, Tumor

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Blue Top (Na Citrate)
  • One Gray Top
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Green Top (Na 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:
  • 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:
  • Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84702
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : 0-2.90 mIU/mL
Male Reference Ranges
  • 0 - 0-2.67 : mIU/mL

Female Reference Ranges
  • 0 - 0-2.90 : mIU/mL


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:
  • 2651 - BETA HCG, TUMOR
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