hCG, Qualitative, Urine

Supply #U03 - UA Tube w/Yellow Cap

Test Code: 396

CPT Code(s): 81025

Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

Clinical Significance: This test is specific for hCG beta subunit and offers sensitivity necessary to detect pregnancy as early as ten days post conception.

Alternative Name(s): Urine Pregnancy Test, Chorionic Gonadotropin, Beta hCG, Urine

Collection Guide: 

Supply: U03 - UA Tube w/Yellow Cap

Preferred specimen(s): 10 mL urine from a first morning voided specimen

Transport container: Yellow-top, blue fill line urinalysis transport tube

Transport temperature: Room temperature

Specimen stability: Room temperature: 7 days

Reject criteria: Specimens exceeding stability; Unlabeled or improperly labeled specimens

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