Screening test for Open Spina Bifida/ONTD, Trisomy 21/Down syndrome and Trisomy 18/Edward's syndrome
Gold serum separator (SST) tube
Complete information is necessary to interpret the test
Gestational age conversions:
Ambient (preferred) - 7 days
Refrigerated - 14 days
Frozen - 14 days
Freeze/thaw cycles - stable x 3
An interpretive report will be provided
There is no risk assessment after the first draw. A specimen for the Integrated 2 must be collected and the overall risk for Down syndrome, trisomy 18 and open spina bifida is provided after the testing of the second blood sample, using information from the part 1 and part 2.
Serum testing is provided from 10.0 to 13.9 weeks of gestation. NT can be assessed when the CRL is 45 to 84 mm.