Similar Questions with Answers
Question: Is it necessary to do triplemarker test when we have already done double marker test ??
Answer: Hello! The Double Test: measures two markers - hCG and AFP. The Triple Test: measures three markers - hCG, AFP and uE. It is better to get the test done or else you can always discuss with your doctor and then decide.
Question: What is double marker test? When is to be done
Answer: Double marker test is screening blood test in pregnancy. It is usually done between 9 and 13 weeks. It iscombined with NT scan, which is an important scan.
Question: I have done NT scan... reports clear..doctor has still asked to do double marker test..
Answer: Actually NT scan and double marker tests are done together and the results are accurate when they are interpreted together. double marker can be done till 13+6 weeks. Even if double marker and NT scan suggest low risk, your doctor may advise you quadruple marker. Go with your doctor's advice. Get an anomaly scan done from 18 to 20 weeks.