The Ability of the Quadruple Test to Predict Adverse Perinatal Outcomes in a High-risk Obstetric Population

@article{Lao2009TheAO,
  title={The Ability of the Quadruple Test to Predict Adverse Perinatal Outcomes in a High-risk Obstetric Population},
  author={Michael R Lao and Byron C. Calhoun and Luis A. Bracero and Ying Wang and Dara J Seybold and Mike Broce and Christos G. Hatjis},
  journal={Journal of Medical Screening},
  year={2009},
  volume={16},
  pages={55 - 59}
}
Objective To determine the ability of the quadruple Down's syndrome screening test (quad screen) to predict other adverse perinatal outcomes (APO) in a high-risk obstetric population. Setting A tertiary medical centre in West Virginia. Methods We retrospectively reviewed 342 obstetric patients with quad screen data from a single clinic. The quad screen included maternal serum levels of alphafetoprotein (AFP), human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG), uncongjugated oestriol (uE3), and inhibin A. The… 

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