NAPLEX Practice Question # 107

NAPLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 107.


Human chorionic gonadotropin (Novarel, Pregnyl), produced by the placenta, is isolated from the urine of pregnant females, and choriogonadotropin alfa (Ovidrel) is recombinant human chorionic gonadotropin. Human chorionic gonadotropin is indicated for the treatment of some cases of hypogonadism in males in addition to inducing ovulation. The presence of human chorionic gonadotropin in the urine is the basis for home pregnancy tests.

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