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What does HCG stand for?

HCG stands for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin

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1) Following the instructions in the package insert, researchers tested each brand six times with five concentrations of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), the hormone produced by the placenta that is an early indicator of pregnancy.
Elevations in alpha-fetoprotein, human chorionic gonadotropin, and dimeric in-hibin A levels at 15-20 weeks' gestation appear to be associated with a significantly increased risk of preeclampsia later in gestation, said Dr.