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Epic Code LAB2111150 Beta Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) Quantitative, Progesterone if Indicated, Blood

Test Name Alias

Pregnancy Quantitative Prog if Ind Serum | Beta-HCG | HCG | BHCG | 237

Interface Order Alias

10721

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): 4.5 mL Mint Green Top (Lithium Heparin Gel) or 5.0 mL Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 4.5 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

Capillary collect ok? Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

 

Collection Instructions:

  • After collection, gently invert tube 8-10 times.
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours – See Processing Instructions.

 

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site Collection):

Processed Specimen: Plasma or Serum (1.0 mL)

Centrifuge/Spin: Yes

Aliquot: Yes

Processing Instructions:

  • Plasma is preferred specimen type
  • Green Tube/Plasma: Centrifuge after collection.
  • Gold Tube/Serum: Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes in a vertical position and centrifuge within 2 hours.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 12 hours

Refrigerate: 72 hours

Frozen: aliquot plasma/serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Reflex Information

Reflex approved by MEC

Reflex testing: If HCG is greater than (>) 5 mlU/mL, a progesterone level will be ordered.

Test Frequency

Available daily, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

Non-pregnant patients: <5 mIU/mL

Performing Department

CHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Big Rapids Laboratory, Big Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Blodgett Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Zeeland Laboratory, Zeeland, MI

Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)

CPT

84702-LAB-HCG BETA SUBUNIT

CDM Code

4056682

Epic Test ID

1230101070

LOINC

hCG Quantitative: 45194-8

Beaker LOINC

HEMOLYSIS INDEX: N/A
HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN QUANTITATIVE: 45194-8
LIPEMIA INDEX, SERUM: N/A

Reviewed Date

3/5/2020

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: PREG SERUM QUANT PROG IF IND
Beaker Display Name: Beta Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) Quantitative, Progesterone if Indicated, Blood
BEAKER TEST NAME: PREG BLOOD QUANTITATIVE, PROG IF IND
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Preg Blood Quantitative, Prog if Ind

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BW CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BL CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BL CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BR CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BR CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
ZH CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
ZH CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated