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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information



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Maternal Quad Screen


Allow tube to fill completely


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Lab section

Send Outs



When performed

24 hours / 7 days



When reported

Monday - Friday










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Important notes:

MATERNAL SCREEN 4: Includes AFP, Unconjugated Esteriol, Dimeric Inhibin A, diluted Beta HCG. The required form which is the “Information Sheet for Maternal Serum AFP/UE3/HCG/DIA Quad Screen” MUST be filled out completely. Must be drawn between weeks 15-21 of pregnancy.



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Last revised 10/22/2014