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A serum pregnancy test is a blood test performed in a physician's office or laboratory to get quantitative hCG. A "triple screen" is a blood test for hCG, AFP, and uE3.

The other type of pregnancy test is an over-the-counter test which examines urine for the presence of hCG.

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Serum pregnancy test?

a serum pregnancy test is a blood test just a fancy doctor word for it kb

Is serum better for testing pregnancy than urine?

The first urine test is the best for a pregnancy test.

Can you use blood on a urine pregnancy test?

That depends.. on certain hCG test. It is recommended to read the manual of your urine pregnancy test. Some test accept blood/serum, but some test do not.

Pregnancy blood test is positive but the urine is negative?

A serum hCG will be positive for pregnancy at 25mIU/ml, the urine test, although just as accurate needs a stronger concentration of 50mIU/ml to 100mIU/ml depending on the brand - this means the serum (blood) test will test positive 2 to 3 days sooner than urine.

What is Serum analysis blood test for what diagnose?

serum analysis test for

How it is possible for some one to test negative on a simple urine test and positive on the standard test?

Pregnancy tests measure the level of hcg in your body. When you are pregnant, and as your pregnancy progresses, your hcg level rises. When you take a urine pregnancy test and it comes back negative, the level of hcg is not high enough to register on the test. When the quantitative serum pregnancy test is positive, it is a more acurate reading of how far along in your pregnancy you actually are.

What is serum test?

Blood test

How toxity of serum can be tested?

how can you test for any toxity in blood serum or serum tears.

What is lacking antibodies of a specific type in serum?

Serum is serum

What is a blood type chart used for?

Blood charts are used to typically identify what blood type an individual has. The test is simple one; there's an anti-serum used to type the blood. If it clumps with Anti-A serum and not the B serum, you are a type A; if you clump with Anti-B serum and not A serum you are type B, if it clumps to Anti-A and B serums, then you are an AB, if doesn't clump to either Anti-A or B serum you are a type O.

Can you determine pregnancy from a blood test?

A pregnancy blood test or a pregnancy serum test is a test that measures the exact amount of the pregnancy hormone, human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), in the bloodstream of a woman to detect pregnancy. Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone that is produced by the placenta of a pregnant woman. It is detectable in the blood and urine within 10 days of fertilization. There are two types of blood pregnancy tests, namely, quantitative blood test which measures the exact amount of hCG in the blood and qualitative hCG blood test which gives a simple yes or no answer to whether you are pregnant or not.

Can you be pregnant if your hometest came back negative and you had IVF?

Commonly a serum pregnancy test is checked 14 days after egg retrieval in an IVF cycle. Sometimes if a patient performs a home pregnancy test at that time instead, it could read false negative even though she may actually be pregnant. This is because the home test cannot detect low levels of the HCG hormone, however a serum test can. For this reason most IVF centers advise against taking a home test