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What does it mean to have a chorionic gonadotropin assay?
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Dr. Philip Chenette
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Pregnancy test
Hcg is the hormone made by the placenta that is measured in a pregnancy test.
It is tested to diagnose pregnancy, perform a risk assessment for ectopic pregnancy, and to manage certain complications of pregnancy, including a molar pregnancy.

In brief: Pregnancy test
Hcg is the hormone made by the placenta that is measured in a pregnancy test.
It is tested to diagnose pregnancy, perform a risk assessment for ectopic pregnancy, and to manage certain complications of pregnancy, including a molar pregnancy.
Dr. Philip Chenette
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Dr. Sy Le
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: HCG assay
Hcg is the hormone produced by the placental cells, and its level can be measured to diagnose or monitor a pregnancy.
Hcg can be detected by commercial blood test as early as 5 days after implantation, or 7-10 days using the urine test. Because hcg's structure is similar to lh's, it can also be used to induce ovulation. After an HCG injection, the medication is completely elimnated after a week.

In brief: HCG assay
Hcg is the hormone produced by the placental cells, and its level can be measured to diagnose or monitor a pregnancy.
Hcg can be detected by commercial blood test as early as 5 days after implantation, or 7-10 days using the urine test. Because hcg's structure is similar to lh's, it can also be used to induce ovulation. After an HCG injection, the medication is completely elimnated after a week.
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