Chapter 8. Routine Antenatal Laboratory Tests and Specific Screening Tests

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus2,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics3 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief4
  1. Calvin J. Hobel MD

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch8

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Hobel, C. J. (2005) Routine Antenatal Laboratory Tests and Specific Screening Tests, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 3

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 4

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center – UCLA, 8700 Beverly Blvd, Suite 160W, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • objective of routine antenatal laboratory tests – unknown condition;
  • folic acid-deficient;
  • venereal disease research laboratory (VDRL);
  • glucose screening test (GST);
  • maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein (MSAFP);
  • routine antenatal laboratory tests andspecific screening tests

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Routine Blood Tests

  • Special Considerations

  • Routine Urine Tests

  • Cervical-Vaginal-Rectal Examination Evaluation

  • References