What The Maternal Fetal Screen | T1® Screens For
The chromosome abnormalities screened for in this test including:
Preeclampsia is a serious disease related to high blood pressure. It can happen to any pregnant woman during the second half of her pregnancy. When it results in the delivery of your baby before 34 weeks’ gestation, it is called “early onset preeclampsia,” and is often more dangerous to you and your baby.
NTD also offers stand-alone preeclampsia screening that does not include a risk assessment for Down syndrome, Trisomy 18 (Edwards Syndrome), or Trisomy 13 (Patau Syndrome).
Other Obstetric Complications
By analyzing the biological markers in mom’s blood, Maternal Fetal Screen | T1SM casts a wide net and also offers insight into other maternal and fetal issues, such as aneuploidy, preeclampsia, low birth weight, fetal loss, and stillbirth.
*Information provided if second trimester screening is included.
The Advantages of Free Beta hCG:
NTD Eurofins is the only laboratory that utilizes free beta hCG in their prenatal screening protocol. The use of free beta hCG in screening for Down syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities has been demonstrated to be more effective than intact or total hCG. Intact/total hCG, while an effective second trimester marker, is far less effective during the first trimester.
Turn around time: Results can be expected 2-5 days from the time the sample is received at the laboratory. Turn around time is 3-6 days when adding the additional EOPE test option.
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