|Last Updated: November 13, 2019 @ 10:13 am|
HCG, Qual Urine
|Stability:||Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable|
False negative results may occur when HCG levels are below the sensitivity level of the test. (20 mIU/mL)
When pregnancy is still suspected, retest in 48 hours.
Ectopic pregnancy may produce very low levels of HCG, if suspected, further testing using a quantitative method may be desirable.