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