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Test Code HCGAC2 HCG FOR ACCUTANE MONITORING

Important Note

Test subject to Medicare National Coverage Determination (NCD) 190.27 - Human Chorionic Gonadotropin.

All results 5 MIU/mL or above are called to the physician.
The results of this assay can be falsely lowered due to the consumption of Biotin. Please instruct patients to discontinue the use of vitamins or supplements that contain Biotin 12 hours before blood collection.

Additional Codes

Primary Code

SQ Code

PRISM Code

Mayo Access ID

HCGAC2

HCGAC2 LAB144 N/A

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
SST Serum Refrigerate 4 mL 2 mL 1 mL 5 days

 

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Available STAT

Method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
HCG Accutane                                         84702

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros

Reference Range

Pregnancy:

Negative: Less than 5MIU/mL
Indeterminant: Between 5 and 25 MIU/mL, recommend repeat testing in 48 hours
Positive: Greater than 25 MIU/mL
The results of this assay can be falsely lowered due to the consumption of Biotin. Please instruct patients to discontinue the use of vitamins or supplements that contain Biotin 12 hours before blood collection.

 

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes