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Neoplasia

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All of the following are examples of tumour markers except (AIIMS Nov 2013)

 

 
A Alpha-HCG (HCG)
B Alpha-Feto protein
C Thyroglobulin
D β2-microglobulin
Ans. A i.e. Alpha-HCG (α-HCG)

α HCG is not used as tumor marker because a unit of FSH, LH and TSH are identical, only β subunit of HCG is typically measured as tumor marker because of specificity of β subunit.

 

 

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