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8396: Hcg, Total, Quantitative Print View
hCG, Total, QN IA  < 5  mIU/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.3) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 28 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

hCG may reach detectable limits within 7-10 days of conception. hCG is produced by the placenta and reaches a peak between the 7th and 10th week of gestation. hCG is a glycoprotein hormone produced by the syncytiotrophoblast of the placenta and secreted during normal pregnancy and with pathologic conditions such as hydatidiform mole, choriocarcinoma and testicular neoplasm. Order hCG, Total, Qualitative, Urine, if hCG serum result is inconsistent with clinical presentation.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
84702

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Room temperature






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