Similar Questions with Answers
Question: In scan report i have a statement as ' screen positive for PIH'.. What is the meaning of this?
Answer: Pregnancy incuded hypertension.. Increased bp than normal
Question: what is the use of triple screen test(Blood test)?
Answer: Triple Test, Multiple Marker Screening and AFP Plus The triple screen test is a maternal blood screening test that looks for three specific substances: AFP, hCG, and Estriol.
AFP: alpha-fetoprotein is a protein that is produced by the fetus.
The triple screen test is performed between the 15th and 20th week of pregnancy although results obtained in the 16th -18th week are said to be the most accurate.
it is recommended for women who:
Have a family history of birth defects
Are 35 years or older
Used possible harmful medications or drugs during pregnancy
Have diabetes and use insulin
Had a viral infection during pregnancy
Have been exposed to high levels of radiation
The triple screen is measuring high and low levels of AFP and abnormal levels of hCG and estriol. The results are combined with the mother’s age, weight, ethnicity and gestation of pregnancy in order to assess probabilities of potential genetic disorders.
Question: What is the meaning of ANC test
Answer: What is ANC?
Absolute Neutrophil Count test is performed on a sample of blood to measure the level of Absolute Neutrophil Count in the blood.It is performed to detect Bacterial Infection and Sepsis
Also known as
ANC Automated Blood, Absolute Granulocyte Count Automated Blood, ANC Test, Absolute Granulocyte Count, Absolute Neutrophil Count
Preparation for ANC
No special preparation is needed for ANC. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing ANC. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
Procedure for ANC
ANC is done using Automated method on a Blood sample. For this test 5 ml of blood is collected in a tube containing EDTA as anticoagulant.
Normal values for ANC
The normal result for ANC for Absolute Neutrophil Count is 2000-7500 cells per microliter of blood for Unisex gender and for All age groups.