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  • Pregnancy Testing

    Required Testing:

    Prenatal Lab Work taken within the first 16 weeks which include: Blood type, Antibody

    screen/titer, Hemoglobin and Hematocrit, Syphilis testing, Hepatitis B, Rubella titer,

    Varicella antibody screen, HIV testing, Gonorrhea and Chlamydia culture, Pap smear if

    needed, Urinalysis for protein and glucose.

    At every prenatal visit a urine will be taken to test for protein and glucose.

    Gestational Diabetes Testing and Hemoglobin and Hematocrit will be drawn between

    26-28 weeks

    Group Beta Strep Culture will be taken between 35-37 weeks

    Optional Testing:

    Progenity nxtPanel available after 10 weeks: Genetic Testing for Cystic Fibrosis, Spinal

    Muscular Atrophy and Fragile X Syndrome

    Progenity Verifi available after 10 weeks gestation: Testing for Down Syndrome (Trisomy

    21), Edwards Syndrome (Trisomy 18), Patau Syndrome (Trisomy 13), Turner Syndrome

    (Monosomy X), Klinefelter Syndrome (XXY), Jacobs Syndrome (XYY), Triple X Syndrome


    Quad Screening available between 15-18 weeks Gestation: Testing for Down Syndrome

    (Trisomy 21), Edwards Syndrome (Trisomy 18), and Open Spina Bifida

    All of the optional tests are screening tools, they are not final. If you have a positive result we

    can discuss further options for you and your baby.


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