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Question: is quadruple marker test necessary?
Answer: The quad marker screening test (quad screen) is a blood test administered in pregnancy, typically between the 15th and 20th weeks of gestation. Similar to the triple screen, the quad markerscreen provides information about whether there is an increased risk for certain birth defects in the baby.
Question: Is quadruple marker test necessary??
Answer: Hello, I'm happy to help.
Yes it's an important test. A quadruple test is done for the screening for are Down syndrome and trisomy 18, which are chromosomal abnormalities, as well as neural tube defects. This is done in the second trimester, usually between 15 and 20 weeks of pregnancy.
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Question: Is it necessary to do quadruple marker test and what to do if T21 screens positive
it might be compulsory to do the test if any of previous screening tests came positive. quadruple test will confirm or rather screens chances of developing birth defects in the baby.
if the tests came positive for trisomy 21, your doctor might advise amniocentesis or chorionic villi sampling to confirm the diagnosis
Question: My double marker test showed low risk is it still necessary to do the quadruple test?
Answer: No then it's not necessary . Ask your doctor about the reason. You can talk to your doc without a fear.