Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, Serum Quantitative

Method Name



Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, Serum Quantitative; HCG, Quantitative - Blood, HCG Quantitative - Blood

Specimen Required

one SST/gel tube

Specimen Minimum Volume

1.0 mL of blood

Specimen Stability Information

Centrifuged specimen stable for 48 hours refrigerated.

Special Instructions

Not to be used as a tumor marker. If testing for tumor marker is desired, order HCG – tumor marker.

Performing Laboratory

As ordered. Turn around time is 4 hours.

Reference Values

Males: < 5mIU/mL nNon-pregnant Females: < 5mIU/mL nPregnant Females: See report