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How It Works

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    Part 1 of the Sequential Screen | Fß<sup>SM</sup>

    Part 1 of the sequential screen may be the First Trimester Screen or Maternal Fetal Screen

     

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    Part 2 of the Sequential Screen | Fß<sup>SM</sup>

    Biochemical: A second maternal blood sample is analyzed later in pregnancy for four biochemical markers in the second trimester: alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), free beta hCG, unconjugated estriol, and inhibin-A.

Detection

Down Syndrome

Detection Rate
False Positive

Trisomy 18

Detection Rate
False Positive

Open Spina Bifida

Detection Rate
False Positive

Anencephaly

Detection Rate
False Positive

Test Results

Turn around time: Results can be expected 1-3 business days from the time the sample is received at the laboratory.

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Our Goal is to Educate and Empower

Know your choices, understand your options, and talk you your healthcare provider about the best prenatal screening program for you.

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