Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
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Chorionic gonadotropin, pregnancy test, HCG, hCG, α-HCG, β-subunit HCG.
To assist in verification of pregnancy, screen for neural tube defects, and evaluate human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG)–secreting tumors.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.
|Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 1)|
|Males and nonpregnant females||Less than 5 milli-international units/mL||Less than 5 international units/L|
|Pregnant females by week of gestation:|
| Less than 1 wk||5–50 milli-international units/mL||5–50 international units/L|
| 2 wk||5–100 milli-international units/mL||5–100 international units/L|
| 3 wk||200–3,000 milli-international units/mL||200–3,000 international units/L|
| 4 wk||10,000–80,000 milli-international units/mL||10,000–80,000 international units/L|
| 5–12 wk||10,000–200,000 milli-international units/mL||10,000–200,000 international units/L|
| 13–24 wk||5,000–80,000 milli-international units/mL||5,000–80,000 international units/L|
| 26–28 wk||3,000–15,000 milli-international units/mL||3,000–15,000 international units/L|
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Human Chorionic Gonadotropin." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425216/5.1/Human_Chorionic_Gonadotropin.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425216/5.1/Human_Chorionic_Gonadotropin. Accessed October 16, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Human Chorionic Gonadotropin. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425216/5.1/Human_Chorionic_Gonadotropin
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425216/5.1/Human_Chorionic_Gonadotropin.
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