|Mnemonic: ||[MS QUAD]|
|Name: ||Maternal Serum Screen, Alpha Fetoprotein, hCG, Estriol, and Inhibin A|
|Specimen: ||3 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP. |
Specimen must be drawn between 14 weeks, 0 days and 24 weeks, 6 days gestation.
Also submit information form: PATIENT HISTORY FOR MATERNAL SERUM TESTING.
|Minimum Spec: ||1 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 7 days refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0080269|
| Method: ||Chemiluminescent Immunoassay|
|Note: ||This is a second trimester screening test for DS, T18, and ONTD. Includes AFP, hCG, Estriol, and Inhibin A.|
|Processing Info: ||Submit completed Patient History Form to ARUP with Sample.|