Save On Labs > α-Fetoprotein (AFP) Tetra Profile

Product Description

Additional information must be provided at the time of testing. Please contact SaveOnLabs at 1-800-230-3431 before placing your order.

Synonyms:

  • AFP Tetra
  • Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) Tetra Profile
  • Quad Screen

The α-Fetoprotein (AFP) Tetra Profile consists of the following tests: α-Fetoprotein, serum; dimeric inhibin A (DIA); human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG); unconjugated estriol (uE3).

The following information must be provided: gestational age, date on which the patient was the stated gestational age, how gestational age was determined (LMP, EDD, US), patient's weight, patient's date of birth, patient's race (white, black, other), and insulin-dependent diabetic status. Also indicate relevant patient history (eg, prior neural tube defects, Down syndrome, ultrasound anomalies, or previous maternal serum screening specimen during this pregnancy). Complete information is necessary to interpret the test. Patient information may be provided to the laboratory using The Maternal Prenatal Screening requisition form 0900. Specimens must be collected before amniocentesis.

For additional information, please see LabCorp's article "Advances in Maternal Serum Screen: AFP Tetra".