False elevation of human chorionic gonadotropin in a patient with testicular cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Biomarkers, Tumor
  • Chorionic Gonadotropin
  • Testicular Neoplasms

abstract

  • The patient's postchemotherapy serum samples were reanalyzed using a heterophile antibody blocking agent, the results of which showed no detectable hCG. No salvage therapy was required, and the patient remains in complete remission.

publication date

  • April 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/nrurol.2010.10

PubMed ID

  • 20383188

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 230

end page

  • 3

volume

  • 7

number

  • 4