hCG (human Chorionic Gonadotropin)

NameHuman Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG)
Tube TypeSerum (Gold top)
Reporting UnitsIU/L
Reference RangeF  Pre-menopausal
F Post – menopausal
Analytical Range0.1 – 1000000
AvailabilityNDDH (24/7)
Target turnaround time8 hours
Special requirements & notes
Patient preparationIf taking supplements, do not take in the 8 hours prior to blood test – may contain agents which affect the analysis
Volume required1 tube (4ml)
If delayed transport to lab, store:Centrifuged, in refrigerator
Factors affecting result interpretation
Time limit for add on test4 days
Pathology disciplineBiochemistry
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Last updated: June 6, 2019