Prenatal Quad Screen, CWRU

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: ZMSO CWRU

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top (no anticoagulant) or Gold top SST (serum separator, no anticoagulant) tube

Collection Volume: 7.0mL (minimum 5.0mL)

Cause for rejection: Specimen hemolyzed, gross lipemia, sample other than serum, specimen drawn after amniocentesis, gestational age <15 weeks or >= 23 weeks

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Two-site Flouroimmunometric, Time Result Fluoroimmuno Assay, Beckman Methodology

Special Instructions: Available for gestational ages of 15-22 weeks. Testing Mon-Thurs preferred. A Children' Hospital Prenatal Screen Request Form (or a similar form from a prescribing doctor) must be fully completed and sent with the specimen to the lab.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 1-3 days

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

Synonyms: Second Trimester Quadruple Check

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