Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, Qualitative Reflex HCG Quantitative

Last Modified: 10/22/2021 8:43:47 AM

  Medicare Medical Necessity Restrictions May Apply
Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation: Patient should discontinue taking Biotin, Vitamin B7, or Vitamin H 48 hours before getting blood drawn.
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Plasma from a PST Mint Green Top Tube - Li Heparin
Collection Instructions:  
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 72 hours Refrigerated

24 hours unspun
Reference Range: Qualitative:
Pregnant Females: Positive
Non-Pregnant Females: Negative

Quantitative if resulted Positive
Normal Range   0.0-6.0 MIU/ml          
Reference Ranges Weeks After Conception  

0 to 1 week: 0 - 50 IU/L
1 week to 2 weeks: 40 - 300 IU/L
2 weeks to 3 weeks: 100 - 1,000 IU/L
3 weeks to 4 weeks: 500 - 6,000 IU/L
1 months to 2 months: 5,000 - 200,000 IU/L
2 months to 3 months: 10,000 - 100,000 IU/L
2nd Trimester: 3,000 - 50,000 IU/L
3rd Trimester: 1,000 - 50,000 IU/L
Non-Pregnant Females: < 5.0 IU/L
Post-Menopausal Females: < 9.5 IU/L
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: If Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, Quantitative if resulted as positive a Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, Quantitative will be billed and reported.

Patients taking vitamin supplements containing doses of >5 mg/day may have falsely decreased test results generated.
Methodology: Immuno Assay
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation: Because of the potential for carryover, this testing cannot be added on to previously tested specimens.  A new PST specimen should be collected for any HCG or PCT order.  Testing can be added to an un-opened extra PST specimen
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Archbold, Parkview Bryan, Parkview Dekalb, Parkview Hospital Randallia, Parkview Huntington, Parkview LaGrange, Parkview Noble, Parkview Regional Medical Center, Parkview Wabash, Parkview Warsaw , Parkview Whitley
PHL Test Code: PRSR
EPIC Test Code: LAB2748
Alternate Test Names: HCG Qualitative reflex HCG Quantitative ; Pregnancy Serum Reflex Quant; Pregnancy Test reflex HCG Quantitative
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 84703 (Reflex 84702)

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