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Test Code HCGTUM BETA HCG QUANTITATIVE, NON PREGNANCY

Important Note

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

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 ID

Epic Code

Mayo Test ID

HCGTUM

LAB3190 FAH5511

 

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 / Not available STAT

Method

Immunoturbidometric

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
HCG, Tumor Marker                                            84702

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros 5600

Reference Range

For non-pregnant females: <5 mIU/mL
This assay has not been FDA cleared for use as a tumor marker. The results of this assay cannot be interpreted as absolute evidence for the presence or absence of malignant disease. The VITROS total Beta hCG II immunoassay detects the intact hormone, nicked forms of hCG, hyperglycosylated hCG, the beta-core fragment, and the free beta-subunit. Results obtained with different assay methods or kits may be different and cannot be used interchangeably.

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

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

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
HCGTUM HCG Tumor Marker 53959-3