HCG, Whole Blood, Quantitative, Point of Care Testing (Pregnancy Test)


Sunquest Code:HCGPOC  
Epic Code:NUR1259Epic Name:ISTAT HCG Quantitative Pregnancy Nursing POCT
Synonyms:ISTAT HCG Quant
Methodology:Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay
CPT Code:----------CPTCODES HERE----------
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Whole Blood
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Collection Instructions:Green lithium heparin tubes must be filled to capacity, indicated by the black bar on the label.
Causes for Rejection:Underfilled tubes.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Whole blood. Do not process. Do not store; testing must be performed within 30 minutes of collection.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Point of Care  (UMMC-East Bank, Fairview Lakes - FLMC, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Northland - FNMC, Fairview Southdale - FSH, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, Fairview Clinics)


Interpretive

Reference Range:Less than 5.0 IU/L
Use:To aid in the early detection of pregnancy. This assay measures both intact hCG and free beta subunits.


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