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20 Apr 2006

BHCG Qualitative / b-HCG Quantitative results after IVF
Hi

We did IVF. The eggs were fertlized 04.04 and then implanted 07.04. Today I went for blood test (20.04). The results came as follows

BHCG Qualitative ; Doubtful
b-HCG (Quantitative) 29 IU/L

They told me to repeat test in 48 hours. Wot does this mean?
I did the test this morning at 08H00. Would doing the test say tomorrow at 16H00 be of any meaning? The lab is closed over the week-end and 48 hrs would be Saturday.. so I will have a week-end of totally pulling out my hair!

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pathologist

01 Jan 0001

The B HCG is usually positive at 10 days, so it is best to just repeat it, if you are pregnant it should be positive by now.
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