A 52-year-old member asked:
Quantitative blood test for hcg, what is this?
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Dr. Lewis Hassell answered
38 years experience in Pathology
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin: This test comes in two varieties, one a purely "qualitative" one that is intended to detect pregnancy, and a second quantitative one that provides a number, and thus can detect more subtle abnormalities of production either by the fetus, or a tumor.
Answered on Oct 10, 2015
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