Template:Repeat B-hCG levels

Repeat B-hCG Levels

Pregnancy Type B-hCG Change
Normal Increase >53% in 48hrs (until 10,000 mIU/ml)

(This increase depends on the initial value. <1500 --> 50% inc, 1500-3000 --> 40% inc, > 3000 --> 30% inc)

Ectopic Increases or decreases slowly ("plateau")^
Miscarriage Decreases >20% in 48 hrs

^Initial level CANNOT be used to rule-out ectopic