Test Details

Mnemonic

HCGT

Ordering Code

3400034

CPT-4 Code(s)

84702

Specimen Information

Collect

SST

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red-top

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days

Methodology

Immunoassay
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Reference Range

Males: <5 mIU/mL
Females, Non-pregnant or Premenopausal: <5 mIU/mL
Females, Postmenopausal: <10 mIU/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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