Adjustment of maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein levels in women with pregestational diabetes.

@article{Sprawka2011AdjustmentOM,
  title={Adjustment of maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein levels in women with pregestational diabetes.},
  author={Nicole Sprawka and Geralyn M Lambert-Messerlian and Glenn E Palomaki and Elizabeth E Eklund and Jacob A. Canick},
  journal={Prenatal diagnosis},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={282-5}
}
OBJECTIVE Decreased second trimester levels of maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein (MSAFP) have been reported in women with pregestational diabetes leading some laboratories to use a correction factor. The aim of this study is to determine if MSAFP levels in pregnant women with diabetes managed on oral antidiabetic agents is lower than non-diabetic controls… CONTINUE READING