4209 Beta hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) Qualitative, Serum

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
Serum 7 Days 2 - 8° C Negative

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Immunochemiluminometric (ICMA)

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24 hrs; Also offered STAT at an additional charge

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

To confirm pregnancy with qualitative results.

CPT Codes

84703

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