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Test Code BLOD0602 HCG Tumor Marker

Important Note

*** This assay is not intended for use as a pregnancy screen ***

Container Type

Serum tube w/out gel
Serum W/ gel
Lithium Heparin

Specimen Type/Requirements

Serum – preferred
Heparinized Plasma

Specimen Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 7 days

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: Yes – if gross
Lipemia: Yes – if gross

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Chemiluminescence

CPT

84702

Performing Lab

Sanford Sioux Falls

Additional Information

The use of this assay to monitor or diagnose patients with cancer or any condition unrelated to pregnancy

has not been approved by the FDA or the manufacturer of this test.