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Test name Human Chorionic Gonadotropin for Pregnancy, Urine ≥ 18 year old
Available Stat? Yes
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Performed by Parnassus, Mission Bay & Mt. Zion Hematology
Normal range Negative (non-pregnant)
Container type Urine cup preferred but urine may be collected in any clean, dry, plastic or glass container
Amount to Collect 10 mL urine
Collection Instructions Urine specimens may be collected in any clean, dry, plastic or glass container.

Specimens collected at any time may be used, however, the first morning urine generally contains the highest hCG concentration and is the best sample.
Sample type Random urine (First morning void preferred)

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667