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ID:625 Pregnancy test
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DescriptionOur laboratory offers HGC pregnancy testing on urine samples. The test detects levels of HGC between 10IU/L and 100,000IU/L. Specimens are viable for up to 48 hrs. Method used is a qualitative chromatographic immunoassay.
IndicationIndications vary from primary testing to confirmation of a home testing..
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationWhilst the urine test is the first line pregnancy test unexpectedly negative or positive results, which happen rarely, should be followed up by sending a serum hCG request to the Blood Sciences Department. The timing of the repeat sample will depend upon the clinical context of the request. The clinical details must clearly state the reason for the serum hCG request.

DepartmentMicrobiology
SampleUrine
TubePlain Universal
Tube Picture
Collection Conditions
Min. Vol 0.5ml
Freq.once

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT1 day
IP Routine TAT1 day
GP Acute TAT1 day
GP Routine TAT1 day
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : Dr M Denton. Review due on 28/02/2018 10:50:35. Published By K Roberts on 28/02/2017 10:50:35.