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Maternal Serum Screen

Alternate names:
First Trimester Screen, Quadruple test, Second, Triple test
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
QUAD
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Plain Tube with gelPlain Tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable
Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Notes:

Please include date of last menstrual period

1st trimester Screen: 9-13 weeks (Ideally 10-11 weeks) 

2nd Trimester Screen: 14 -  20 weeks gestation.

Laboratory Use Only
External Laboratory:
Victorian Clinical Genetics Sevices (V.C.G.S) - Royal Childrens Hospital
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