This test is an aid in the diagnosis of brain metastases of testicular cancer or extragonadal intracerebral germ cell tumors in adults and pediatric patients. Elevated levels of human chorionic gonadotropin in spinal fluid indicate the probable presence of central nervous system metastases or recurrence of tumor in patients with germ cell tumors, including patients with testicular cancer or choriocarcinoma.
** This test is not available for New York patient testing. **
This assay measures the nicked and non-nicked hcG, as well as the
free beta subunit.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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