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What can cause a false positive urine hcg?

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Dr. PAUL EUN
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Tumor

There are some tumors that produce HCG and it can cause false positive urine test.
However, blood test is more likely to cause false positive result due to the presence of "heterophile" antibodies.

In brief: Tumor

There are some tumors that produce HCG and it can cause false positive urine test.
However, blood test is more likely to cause false positive result due to the presence of "heterophile" antibodies.
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