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Test Compendium

3851: HCG, QUANT. SERUM

Test Code

  • 3851

Test Synonym

  • B HCG, BETA HCG, HCG BETA SUBUNIT, HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN

Volume

  • 1 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Plain Red Top Tube

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 1 day

Special Instructions

  • 1 SST

Specimen Stability

  • 5 days at 15-25 °C, 14 Days at 2-8 °C , 12 Months at -20 C, Freeze only once.

Reference Range

  • Fasting Sex Message Lines Ref Ranges Unit of Measure
    F hCG values (mIU/mL) Expected Negative........... <5 Borderline........... 5-25 Weeks of gestation 3........... 5.8 - 71.2 4........... 9.5 - 750 5........... 217 - 7138 6........... 158 - 31795 7........... 3697 - 163563 8........... 32065 - 149571 9........... 63803 - 151410 10........... 46509 - 186977 12........... 27832 - 210612 14........... 13950 - 62530 15........... 12039 - 70971 16........... 9040 - 56451 17........... 8175 - 55868 18........... 8099 - 58176 see below mIU/mL