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Test & Collection Guide

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Down syndrome

Alternate names:
Maternal serum screen, Quadruple test
Referred Test
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Specimen types:
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab

This test is not covered by Medicare.

Cost for private patients is $110 - $120

Quadruple test ( 2nd Trimester) 14 to 20 weeks ( Max 20 weeks + 6 days)

Ideal 15-17 weeks

Minimum Adult Volume:
4 mL
Laboratory Use Only
External Laboratory:
Victorian Clinical Genetics Sevices (V.C.G.S) - Royal Childrens Hospital
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Test & Collection Guide


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