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Test ID: BHCG    
Beta-Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, Quantitative, Serum

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Monitoring patients for retained products of conception

 

An aid in the diagnosis of gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD), testicular tumors, ovarian germ cell tumors, teratomas, and, rarely, other human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)-secreting tumors

 

Serial measurement of hCG following treatment to:

-Monitor therapeutic response in GTD or in hCG-secreting tumors

-Detect persistent or recurrent GTD or hCG-secreting tumors

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Beta-HCG, Quantitative, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Beta-HCG (Beta-Human Chorionic Gonadotropins)
CG (Chorionic Gonadotropin)
Chorionic Gonadotropin Subunit HCG
Chorionic Gonadotropins, Beta-Subunit (QN), Serum
Gonadotropins, Chorionic
HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) (Tumor Marker)
hCG, Beta Subunit (Chorionic Gonad)
HCG,B-SUBUNIT(S)
Human Chorionic Gonadotropins
High-Sensitivity HCG