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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