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Lab Test Dictionary

Beta-Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, Quantitative (HCG Tumor Marker, High Sensitivity) (BHCG) (13681L)

Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay


Synonyms

HCG

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest forwards to Mayo


Epic ID

LAB05451

Lab Test Days

Monday-Saturday

Standard TAT

1-3 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp=Unacceptable; Refrigerated=7 Days; Frozen=6 Months

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis

Test Volume Required

0.6 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum


CPT Codes

84702


Revised

01-27-20

Initials

SL