HCG, QUANTITATIVE, TUMOR MARKER, SERUM

Code
000.0000
Name
HCG, QUANTITATIVE, TUMOR MARKER, SERUM
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
BHCG Tumor Marker
CPT Codes
84702
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
30188
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Gold, SST

Volume

1.0 ml

Transport Info

Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

Male: 0-3 mIU/mL
Non-pregnant female: 0-5 mIU/mL
Postmenopausal female: 0-10 mIU/mL

Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)

Clinical Significance

Human chorionic gonadotropin can be used as an aid in the management of patients with germ cell neoplasms which produce hCG. The results should be evaluated with other clinical information and should not be used as absolute evidence of the presence or absence of malignant disease.

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