|Alternate:||Human Chorionic gonadotropin, UCG|
|Available:||Daily, 24 hours|
|Turnaround:||Routine: 24 hours; STAT 30 minutes|
|Specimen:||Urine, first morning void preferred|
|Temperature:||Refrigerate if not tested immediately.|
|Rejection:||Grossly contaminated with blood or bacteria.|
|Normal:||Negative; test will detect 20 mIu/mL hCG/mL|
|Uses:||Qualitative determination of pregnancy, detections of the presence of hCG in urine.|
|Limitations:||Results may be negative in early pregnancy. If pregnancy is suspected, obtain a new specimen after 48 hours and retest.|
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