Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)
Useful in the diagnosis of early pregnancy, diagnosis of choriocarcinoma, tumor marker, embryonal cell carcinomas
Normal male and non pregnant female =/< 5 mIU/mL. Positive pregnancy 25 mIU/mL and above. Post-menopausal women <12 mlU/mL. Tumor marker less than 5 mIU/mL.
Specimens stored greater than 8 hours should not be used for testing.
- Beta Subunit HCG
- HCG Beta Subunit
- HCG, Quantitative
- Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, Quantitative
- HCG, BETA SUBUNIT
- Pregnancy Test
STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).
Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate up to 48 hours or freeze for longer storage.