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HCG, Quantitative, Serum

Alternative Name:

hCG, Quantitative, Serum; BHCG., Quant.

Clinical Utility:

This test can be used for the early detection of and on-going monitoring of pregnancy. Determine the presence of hCG in patients with gestational trophoblastic disease; follow up molar pregnancy.

Container:

2 mL SST Tube

Collection Instructions:

Fill tube, invert gently 5 times, label with patient name, let stand for minimum of 30 minutes, maximum of 1 hr, spin for 10-15 minutes

Storage Instruction:

Refrigerate

Turnaround Time:

1 days

CPT Code:

84702 (1)