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.
No special preparation is needed for HCG for Tumor Electrochemiluminiscent Immunoassay CSF. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing HCG for Tumor Electrochemiluminiscent Immunoassay CSF. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
|UNISEX||All age groups||0-3IU/L|