Sentence Examples


  • If you picked a test with a low sensitivity and your period is only a few days late, you may not be producing enough human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) to trigger a positive result.
  • AFP is often part of a triple-check blood test that analyzes three substances as risk indicators of possible birth defects: AFP, estriol, and human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG).
  • It's called a triple screen because it looks for three substances in the blood: alpha-feto protein (AFP), human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG), and unconjugated estriol.
  • It is up to 99 percent accurate from the first day of your missed period, provided you have detectable amounts of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in your urine.
  • After conception, the pregnancy hormone hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) secretes from the developing placenta after the egg implants in the uterine lining.