Lab Test : Serum Qualitative Pregnancy Test

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Alternate:HCG, Serum Pregnancy, Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
Phone:(937) 641-3430
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Routine: 24 hours; STAT 30 minutes
Volume:2.0 mL
Container:Red top tube
Normal:Negative: test will detect 25 mIU/mL hCG/mL
Uses:Qualitive determination of pregnancy; dectection of the presence of hCG in serum.
Limitations:Result may be negative in early pregnancy. If pregnancy is suspected, obtain a new specimen after 48 hours and retest.
Method:Monoclonal antibodies

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