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HCG, Serum Pregnancy/ Quantitative

Mnemonic:    [BhCG Quant]
Name:    HCG, Serum Pregnancy/ Quantitative
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST.
Spec Stability:    Stable 5 days refrigerated.
Reference Range:    3-4 Weeks 9-130 mIU/mL
 4-5 Weeks 75-2,600 mIU/mL
 5-6 Weeks 850-20,800 mIU/mL
 6-7 Week 4,000-100,200 mIU/mL
 7-12 Weeks 11,500-289,000 mIU/mL
 12-16 Weeks 18,300-137,000 mIU/mL
 16-29 Weeks 1,400-53,000 mIU/mL
 29-41 Weeks 940-60,000 mIU/mL
  Method:    Chemiluminescent Immunoassay