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Test Code HCGQT HCG, Quantitative, Plasma or Serum

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic




Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:



Container/Tube: Mint-top (lithium heparin) tube(s)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL of plasma

Collection Instructions:

Note: 1. Indicate plasma.
2. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).



Container/Tube: Serum gel tube(s)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL of serum

Collection Instructions:

Note: 1. Indicate serum.

2. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

Specimen Transport Temperature


Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Available STAT

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84702 (HH Bill Code 0205056)

Reference Values

Males and nonpregnant females: <10.0 mIU/L

Tumor marker results obtained can vary due to the difference in assay methods, reagent specificity and manufacturer.  Test performed on Beckman Coulter DxI Immunoanalyzer using Chemiluminescence method.