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APBHCG
BETA-HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN

Test Code APBHCG 
Test BETA-HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY STAIN 
Description Useful for detecting placental syncytiotrophoblasts and tumors of trophoblastic origin. Also, hCG is secreted by a variety of tumors such as embryonal carcinoma. May be present in germ cell tumors, endodermal sinus tumors, and germinoma.

NOTE: This test is usually ordered in conjunction with a pathology consultation. The pathology professional component will be billed separately by the consulting pathologist. 

Specimen Formalin-fixed or paraffin-embedded tissue specimen. 
Reference Values An interpretive report will be issued. 
Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 88342