Test Overview
Test Methodology

ELISA

Test Usage

Evaluation of placental function; threatened abortion; this test is of greatest value in the hypertensive patient.

Reference Range *

Males and Non-Preganant Females: 0 - 0.1 µg/mL; 1st Trimester of Pregnancy: 0.2 - 2.1 µg/mL; 2nd Trimester of Pregnancy: 0.5 - 6.7 µg/mL; 3rd Trimester of Pregnancy: 4.5 - 12.8 µg/mL.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Thursday
Analytic Time

3 - 14 days

Soft Order Code
MMLR
Synonyms
  • Placental Lactogen
  • Placental Lactogen
  • Human Chorionic Somantommatropin (HCS)
  • Human Chorionic Somantommatropin (HCS)
  • HPL
  • HPL
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo FHPL (91178) (Cambridge Biomedical)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect blood in a red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vials and freeze. Indicate week of gestation on requisition form.

Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 ml serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 ml serum
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by Cambridge Biomedical.

Billing
CPT Code
83632
Fee Code
20416
NY State Approved
No