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Doctor insights on: Accuracy Of H Cg Blood Test

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What is hCG blood test <1 mean?

What is hCG blood test <1 mean?

Pregnancy test: Usually a HCG level less than 5 miu/ml is interpreted as negative for pregnancy. So this is a negative for pregnancy. All tests must be interpreted with the results from the history and physical examination. ...Read more

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What does a 1150.0 hCG blood test mean?

Context: You are pregnant. However the level has to be out into context. Hgg level should correlate with how far you are along. It can even be used to see if your having a miscarriage, this is because early on the number should always be rising. If its going down, you probably having a miscarriage. * i hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why might I need to repeat an hCG blood test?

Why might I need to repeat an hCG blood test?

See below: After a missed period, HCG level of less than 5 is negative for pregnancy. More than 25 is diagnostic of pregnancy. Between 5-25 requires a repeat test in 4-5 days. ...Read more

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What does it mean if hCG blood test comes out as less than 1?

Normal: Hcg is used as a marker of pregnancy or certain tumor types. Either way, a level of less than 1 would be considered normal. ...Read more

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How soon can you take a hCG blood test. And how accurate is it. Can i take only one or is more needed.

How soon can you take a hCG blood test. And how accurate is it. Can i take only one or is more needed.

HCG test: A blood, or urine, HCG test should be positive about 10 days after conception - even before you've missed a period. Both will tell you if you are pregnant. If you are concerned about miscarriage, the blood quantitative HCG test will help. This test will need to be done and then repeated again in 2-3 days to make sure the HCG is rising normally. ...Read more

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Had a blood test yesterday and my HCG was 148. She said that is low for 5 weeks,that it should be 50,000-100,000. Should I be worried? Is that right?

Had a blood test yesterday and my HCG was 148. She said that is low for 5 weeks,that it should be 50,000-100,000.  Should I be worried? Is that right?

Low; wrong dates?: That is very low for 5 weeks; BUT the usual reason is that the pregnancy is not as far along as believed. If the dating is absolutely certain then that is an abnormally low result. Your doctor should be able to tell you more, and I do hope this helps. ...Read more

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My hCG blood test wwas 35mIu/ml?

My hCG blood test wwas 35mIu/ml?

Need more info: This seems like a normal level for early pregnancy, but to be sure, you should state how many weeks you are. As long as you're having an appropriate rise in your HCG level (doubling every 48-72 hrs), then there's nothing to worry about. There's no need for you to continue checking your HCG level, however, unless you have concerns for miscarriage or your doctor recommends it. Congrats! ...Read more

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How likely is a hCG blood test to be wrong at 16 weeks?

How likely is a hCG blood test to be wrong at 16 weeks?

16 weeks what?: If you are 16 weeks pregnant you would not need an HCG test as it would be positive. If you are 16 weeks and the HCG is negative, they are sensitive and specific so it would be important for you to get evaluated for causes other than pregnancy for a missed cycle(s). ...Read more

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