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HCG Beta Subunit, Quantitative (Tumor Marker) (Updated)

Components

Name Method Department Units
Beta HCG, Quant (Tumor Marker) Sandwich magnetic separation assay
Send Out mIU/mL

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 2 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 2 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 2 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 1 week(s)
Room temperature - 8 hour(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 6 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate

Comments

Specify for tumor marker on the test request.

CPT Code

  • 84702