immunologic pregnancy test

im·mu·no·log·ic preg·nan·cy test

a general term for tests for detection of increased human chorionic gonadotropin in plasma or urine by immunologic techniques including latex particle agglutination, hemagglutination inhibition, radioimmunoassay, radioreceptor assays, and enzyme immunoassays.

immunologic pregnancy test,

a method of detecting pregnancy through an increase in the concentration of human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) in the plasma or urine, as determined by the reaction of HCG with a specific antiserum.
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