Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
Chorionic gonadotropin, pregnancy test, HCG, hCG, alpha-HCG, beta-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|
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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Van Leeuwen, Anne M., and Mickey Lynn. Bladh. "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.
Van Leeuwen AMA, Bladh MLM. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425216/all/Human_Chorionic_Gonadotropin. Accessed June 1, 2023.
Van Leeuwen, A. M., & Bladh, M. L. (2017). Human Chorionic Gonadotropin. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests (7th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425216/all/Human_Chorionic_Gonadotropin
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