Prenatal Testing

What is Prenatal Testing?

Prenatal tests are performed to provide information regarding the mother’s health and also the health of the baby before he or she is born. Routine prenatal tests are performed on a prenatal testing timeline. There are different prenatal tests that are applicable during each trimester of a pregnancy. Prenatal tests can be performed to determine a number of things, such as blood type (ABO Group & Rho(D) Typing Blood Test), infections (Antibodies Screen Blood Test, Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Antibodies Blood Test) and if the mother is immune to Rubella, aka german measles, (Rubella Antibodies) and Varicella, aka chicken pox, (Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV)). A hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Hormone) Pregnancy Test may be ordered throughout the pregnancy to monitor the hormone level that is produced by the placenta. A more detailed prenatal test, which is normally performed in the second trimester, is the Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) which is able to show signs of possible abnormalities such as spina bifida, down syndrome, chromosomal abnormalities, defects in the abdominal wall of the fetus, twins, and a miscalculated due date. This test is not diagnostic and therefore means it is not 100 percent accurate and is only a screening test. It can determine if a mother should have additional testing for her pregnancy. The most extensive test, which is normally performed in the third trimester, is the HELLP Syndrome Blood Test Panel. HELLP Syndrome is a life-threatening condition usually considered to be a complication of pre-eclampsia, high blood pressure in a pregnant mother. HELLP syndrome affects less than 1% of all pregnancies. However, it is a major health concern because it can be life-threatening to both the mother and the unborn baby.

Early Signs of Pregnancy

Some early pregnancy symptoms may show up right around the time a female has missed a period or shortly thereafter. Most females have early pregnancy symptoms by the time they are 6 weeks pregnant. Some of those symptoms may include mood swings, abdominal bloating, light bleeding or spotting, frequent urination, sore breasts, nausea, fatigue, missed period and most certainly a positive hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Hormone) Pregnancy Test.

Ectopic Pregnancy

An ectopic pregnancy is a condition where a fertilized egg attaches and grows in a location other than the inner lining of the uterus. Most ectopic pregnancies, otherwise called tubal pregnancies occur in the fallopian tube but can also occur in the ovary, cervix and abdomen. Two or more hCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Hormone) Pregnancy Tests taken 48 hours apart may aid in this diagnosis. The hCG levels in a healthy pregnancy normally double every two days. A low or slowly increasing level may suggest an abnormal pregnancy which would be a sign of an ectopic pregnancy. If hCG levels are abnormally low, further testing is done to find the cause.

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  1. Morgan Prenatal Blood Test Panel #2

    Includes Hepatitis B Surface Antigen,  ABO Grouping and RH Typing, HIV-1/2 Preliminary Blood Test (4th generation), RPR, Qualitative, and Rubella Antibodies Blood Test, IgG

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  2. Morgan Prenatal Blood Test Panel #1

    Prenatal Panel includes Hepatitis B Surface Antigen, ABO Grouping and RH Typing and
    Rubella, IgG

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  3. HELLP Syndrome Blood Test Panel

    Includes CBC, CMP, LDH, and Uric Acid.

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  4. Estrone (E1) Blood Test

    Measures estrone levels of the blood in women.

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  5. Estriol (E3) Blood Test

    Evaluates fetal distress and placental function.

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  6. Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) Antibodies Blood Test, IgG

    Immunity verification test for chicken pox.

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  7. Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies (TPO) Blood Test

    Thyroid Peroxidase Test provides a differential diagnosis of hypothyroidism and thyroiditis.

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  8. Prolactin Serum Test

    The first test for the work-up of galactorrhea (inappropriate lactation) also useful in the diagnosis of headaches and visual disturbances.

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  9. Progesterone Blood Test

    Helps determine the cause of infertility in men and women, track ovulation, and help diagnose an ectopic or failing pregnancy.

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  10. hCG (Pregnancy) Blood Test, Quantitative

    Quantitative hCG testing measures the actual amount of hCG present in the blood. It may be ordered to help diagnose an ectopic pregnancy, to help diagnose and monitor a pregnancy that may be failing, and or to monitor a woman after a miscarriage.

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  11. Folate (Folic Acid) Serum Test

    Test for Folic acid, a type of B vitamin that is key for cell growth and metabolism.

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  12. Follicle-stimulating Hormone (FSH) and Luteinizing Hormone (LH) Blood Test

    FSH and LH tests for infertility in both men and women.

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  13. Gestational Diabetes Blood Test

    Used to identify gestational diabetes in pregnant women.

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  14. Estradiol (E2) Blood Test, Sensitive, LC/MS-MS

    This sensitive estradiol assay is designed for the investigation of infertility.

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  15. hCG (Pregnancy) Urine Test, Random

    Confirmation of normal or ectopic pregnancy; support for the diagnosis of testicular tumors.

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  16. Antibodies Screen Blood Test

    Used to detect IgG antibodies prior to transfusion or during pregnancy.

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  17. Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Antibodies Blood Test, IgG and IgM

    Aides in the diagnosis of CMV infection.

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  18. Prenatal Profile (OB) Blood Test with Hepatitis B Surface Antigen

    Includes ABO Grouping and Rh, Antibody Screen, Complete Blood Count (CBC), Hepatitis B Surface Antigen, Rubella, RPR Qualitative and HIV 1 and 2 Preliminary Blood Test (4th generation).

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  19. Prenatal Profile (OB) Blood Test Panel

    Includes ABO Group and RHO(b) Typing, Complete Blood Count (CBC), Lipid Panel (cholesterol), Comprehensive Metabolic Panel-14, Thyroid Panel with TSH, Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV-1 and 2 Blood Test, RPR Qualitative, Rubella Antibodies IgG.

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