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
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Plasma collected in a green-top (heparin) tube is also acceptable.
|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|
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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/all/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/all/Human_Chorionic_Gonadotropin. Accessed April 21, 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/all/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 April 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425216/all/Human_Chorionic_Gonadotropin.
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