Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, Qualitative

Last Modified: 1/14/2021 2:26:03 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  If patient is a minor you must have a parent's consent for drawing and testing
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

1.0 mL Plasma from a PST Mint Green Top Tube - Lithium Heparin

Collection Instructions:  
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 72 hours Refrigerated

24 hours unspun
Reference Range: Pregnant Females: Positive
Non-Pregnant Females: Negative
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: EIA
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


Stat Eligible: Yes
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: PRS1
EPIC Test Code: LAB144
Alternate Test Names: hCG Qualitative; Pregnancy Screen; Pregnancy Test
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 84703

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