Clinical evaluation of a sensitive urine pregnancy test in the gynecological emergencies.

@article{Minaretzis1991ClinicalEO,
  title={Clinical evaluation of a sensitive urine pregnancy test in the gynecological emergencies.},
  author={Dimitrios Minaretzis and Christina Tsionou and E Tsandoulas},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={1991},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={
          123-6
        }
}
A rapid sensitive urine pregnancy test (SPT) using monoclonal antibody against human chorionic gonadotropin and a conventional urine pregnancy test (GPT) were performed in 364 women attending 'Gynecological Emergencies' for lower abdominal pain and/or vaginal bleeding, aiming at early detection of ectopic and intra-uterine pregnancy-related disorders. The overall incidence of a positive test was 24%. In 42 patients, with histopathological evidence of ectopic pregnancy, SPT was positive in 41… CONTINUE READING
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