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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
HCG
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Red or Gold
Volume required
6 mls
Special requirements for specimen collection
Tumour and pregnancy marker. To exclude ectopic pregnancy serial estimation may be required.
Reference Ranges
<5 iu/L
Storage
Fridge
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
Intact hCG and beta subunit assayed.
Turn around time
3 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017