Human chorionic gonadotrophin

Background:

Detection and monitoring of pregnancy. Also used as a marker of germ cell tumours

Reference ranges:

Age range Reference range (mIU/L)
All ages/sexes (non-pregnancy) 0 - 5

Derived from Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry 5th Ed. 2001

Results outside the reference range do not necessarily indicate disease. Similarly, results within the reference range do not preclude abnormality. Please contact the Duty Biochemist for discussion of individual patient results.

Other Comments:

For more information, please see the following: HCG - Lab Tests Online

Last updated: Wednesday 5th September 2018

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry

Requirement:

  • Gel/clotted (yellow/red top)

Add-on requests are accepted up to 48 hours after sampling

Turnaround Time:

Within 24 hours