HCG Test

Collection from Noida & Indirapuram, Ghaziabad

Purpose of Test

HCG is a hormone which is produced in the body during pregnancy. This test is basically the pregnancy test and is performed to check that whether a woman is pregnant or not. It is done by detecting the presence of HCG hormone in the blood.  Hence, it is an important test for determining the pregnancy of a woman.
Normal results in this case means that if HCG is detected in the female’s blood or urine sample then she should be pregnant and if no HCG is detected then she should not be pregnant.
Reasons Behind Abnormal Results

Abnormal results in this case means that HCG is found in the female’s body and still she is not pregnant. This may be due to or may cause the following complications:-

  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Dying of the fetus or miscarriage
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Presence of trophoblastic tumor

How Test Performed

There are basically two ways of performing this test either by taking a urine sample or by taking the blood sample. In both the cases the sample is examined to detect the presence of this hormone. If the hormone is present then the woman is pregnant otherwise she is not pregnant.

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