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Free beta HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin)

Blood Sciences Test


Specimen

Serum

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Special Instructions

Collected during first trimester

Units

iu/L

Reference Range

Ranges varies with the gestational period. The assessment of the risk is calculated based on MoM of the 2 tests Free Beta HCG + PAPP-A) and the Nuchal Translucency. Interpretation by clinicians. MoM = multiple of Median

Test Usage

FTS = Free beta-hCG + PAPP-A. Accurate gestational age by ultrasound is required. The test is performed on serum at gestation periods between 10 to 13 weeks and 6 days

Availability

Local test

Turnaround Time

1 day

Can be added on to an existing request up to 4 days following sample receipt

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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