Reference ranges and determinants of total hCG levels during pregnancy: the Generation R Study

Abstract

Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a pregnancy hormone secreted by the placental synctiotrophoblast cell layer that has been linked to fetal growth and various placental, uterine and fetal functions. In order to investigate the effects of hCG on clinical endpoints, knowledge on reference range (RR) methodology and determinants of gestational hCG levels… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10654-015-0039-0

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