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Old 07-31-2011
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Warning! hCG Vs. beta hCG?

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What is the difference between hCG & beta hCG?
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i think its the same thing!
it is hormone secreted from placenta (syncytotrophoblasta)
this tells us about the pregnancy and it is also a tumor marker for tumors like choriocarcinoma!
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