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Question: What is double marker test??plz reply
Answer: Hello dear. Double marker test is screening blood test in pregnancy. ... So after an NT scan, after which you measure the amount of fluid at the back of the neck of the fetus and with the results, this double marker blood test is done and both the combined, and given a combined result as screen positive or negative. It is usually done after 8 weeks of pregnancy up to 14 weeks. Take care.
Question: Doctor gave me 2 test those are nt scan and double marker . I want to know what is nt scan and double marker test?? and why Doctor gave me this type of test??? please reply me
Answer: Hello dear congratulations for pregnancy. Both test are necessary for baby health. The NT scan measures the clear (translucent) space in the tissue at the back of your baby's neck. Babies with abnormalities tend to accumulate more fluid at the back of their neck during the first trimester, causing this clear space to be larger than average. The NT scan is not invasive. Double marker test is a blood test. If u do double marker test it's easy to know the chromosomal abnormalities. It is usually done between 9 to 13 week.
Question: Hi, I've taken Double marker test. And the Disorder is Screen Positive Cutoff. What does it mean? Please reply
Answer: Dual marker test is not a diagnostic test to be positive or negative it is a screening test it will tell you your risk category for the baby's abnormality if your risk is low you need not worry . So each age group will have a cut off . So for that age if the risk is above the range then you will have a positive screening test.