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Test Code HCGPL HCG, Qualitative with Quantitative if Positive

Important Note

If the qualitative HCG test is postive, a quantitative HCG will automatically be ordered and performed.

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic
HCGPL
 

 

Methodology

Qualitative-Immunoassay

Quantitative-Chemiluminescence

 

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Serum gel tube(s) and Lithium Heparin (mint) plasma

Specimen Volume: 1 mL of serum for Quanlitative; if Positive, 1 ml plasma for Quantitative analysis

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Reference Values

Females of non-child bearing ages and post-menopausal females should have a negative HCG result.

Negative (<10.0 mIU/mL)

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Available STAT

Test Classification and CPT Coding

Qualitataive-84703

Quantitative-84702