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Predict to Prevent (FTS + PE)

Omics test Model
Test Code FTS010
Test Summary The First-Trimester Screening is an early optional non-invasive evaluation that combines a maternal blood screening test with an ultrasound evaluation of the fetus to identify risks for specific chromosomal abnormalities, including including Trisomy-21, Trisomy-18, Trisomy 13 and condition of PreEclampsia
Turn Around Time 2 days
Acceptable Sample Types Serum
NY Approved No
Accreditations CAP , ISO 15189 (NABL)
*TAT starts after the sample and all required sample information is received, or after the benefits investigation is complete if requested for commercial insurance billing.

**The CPT codes listed are in accordance with Current Procedural Terminology, a publication of the American Medical Association, and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party.

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Test Description

The First-Trimester Screening is an early optional non-invasive evaluation that combines a maternal blood screening test with an ultrasound evaluation of the fetus to identify risks for specific chromosomal abnormalities, including including Trisomy-21, Trisomy-18, Trisomy 13 and condition of PreEclampsia.

Indications for Testing

The maternal serum screening test is a blood test offered to pregnant women. It helps to inform them of the chance of their unborn child having Down syndrome, Edward syndrome or a Patau Syndrome.

Condition Description

This early First Trimester Screening is performed between the 11th and 13th week of pregnancy.

Test Methods and Limitations

Time Resolved Fluoroimmunoassay (TRFIA)

Detailed Sample Requirements

Serum
Test Details Page
Collection Container(s) Serum tubes (red top)
Collection Collect blood by venipuncture, allow it to clot, and separate the serum by centrifugation as quickly as possible.
Sample Condition Serum samples can be stored for at least 30 days at +2 – +8 degrees Celsius
Shipping Ship overnight at +2 – +8 degrees Celsius ensuring receipt within 2 days of collection.