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Test Code HCGBP HCG Plus Beta

Collection Container

Serum gel

Specimen Required

Serum

Other Acceptable Specimen Types

Heparinized, EDTA, sodium citrate, or
sodium fluoride plasma

Specimen Volume

2 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.3 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Room Temperature: 5 days, Refrigerated: 14 days, Frozen: 12 months freeze/thaw cycle 1

Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence

Reference Ranges

Females: ≤ 5 mIU/mL
Males : ≤ 3 mIU/mL

Turnaround Time

24 hours for routine, 1 hour for stats

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Test performed daily

CPT Code

84702

Units of Measure

mIU/mL

LOINC Code

45194-8