BETA HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN

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BETA HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN is the result of the Clinical Investigation to determine the PATIENT's serum Tumour markers for beta human chorionic gonadotropin (bHCG) (a hormone normally found in the blood and urine during pregnancy), where the UCUM UNIT OF MEASUREMENT is 'International Units per Litre (IU/L)'.

BETA HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN may also be produced by some Tumour CELLS. An increased level of beta-human chorionic gonadotropin may be a sign of cancer of the testis, uterus, ovary, liver, stomach, pancreas, or lungs.

 

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