This test is used for the detection of pregnancy. It is also recommended for monitoring and evaluation of fetus throughout pregnancy. hCG is produced in pregnancy by the placenta, while in non-pregnant women, it can be an indication of germ cell tumor presence. In male, high levels of hCG are also indicative of tumor (testes). This test is recommended to evaluate abnormal levels of hCG in pregnant women if there are chances or indication of miscarriages, early pregnancy or ectopic pregnancy.
LabEspy recommends Ulta Lab Tests, Walk-In Lab, Direct Labs for this test.