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Maternal Serum Screen, Alpha Fetoprotein, hCG, Estriol, and Inhibin A

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.

Patient History Maternal Serum Testing ARUP