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Human chorionic gonadotrophin, serum
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Test Name:
Human chorionic gonadotrophin, serum
Test Code(s):
HCG
Synonyms:
Beta-hCG
hCG, serum
Collection Device/Tube Type:
3.5 mL blood - gold top serum separator tube (gel)
Submission Requirements:
1 mL serum
Frequency of Testing:
Monday - Friday
Reference Range:

 For . . .

hCG (U/L)

Non-pregnant females

<5.0

Males

<5.0


NOTE: 
hCG up to 8 U/L can be found in healthy, peri-menopausal women (pituitary origin) and, up to 14 U/L in healthy, post-menopausal women (pituitary origin) 

Comments:
When monitoring trends, ensure the same methodology is used for all collections

Last Reviewed:
17 August 2017

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