|HCG, Urine Qualitative||Core Lab, Urinalysis|
HCG and urine specific gravity.
Urine - Random
|Container Type||Container Size||Specimen Volume|
Room temperature - 8 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 48 hour(s)
Frozen - 3 month(s)
Reasons for Rejection
- Not received within specified time frame
- Collected in diaper or cotton balls
This test is designed only to detect pregnancy. Do not use as a tumor marker. Tests performed at Laboratory Service Centers do not include specific gravity. Specimens with low specific gravity may have a falsely negative HCG. Stable 8 hours at room temperature. Samples collected from either a diaper or cotton balls are unacceptable.