Pregnancy Test, Urine
•Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG), Qualitative, Urine
Confirmation of pregnancy; normal or ectopic (latter is best done by the more sensitive type assay such as ICMA); evaluation of threatened abortion, trophoblastic tumors, support for the diagnosis of testicular tumors, ectopic hCG production by nontrophoblastic tumors.
Urine (first morning)
Plastic urine container
Deliver specimen to the laboratory immediately following collection.
Gross contamination with blood or bacteria; specimen older than 48 hours from date and time of collection.