Triple Marker Profile

Triple Marker Profile

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Triple Marker Profile is a test done to measure three important factors - alfa feto protein(AFP), Human chorionic gonadotropin(HCG) and estriol which helps in detecting any developmental abnormalities in the fetus.

This Test Includes

BETA HCG

Unconjugated estriol(E3)

Alpha Feto Protein (AFP)

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 3

Parameter Names:

  • Alpha Feto Protein (AFP) - Serum
  • Beta Hormone Human Chorionic Gonadotropin / Beta hCG (Male/Female) - Serum
  • Estriol (E3) - Serum
    Test Instructions/Precautions:
  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

The Triple Test is a blood test performed during pregnancy to help you and your physician learn more about your developing baby. Its purpose is to screen for possible neural tube defects, Down syndrome and Trisomy 18 in the developing baby.

What is this test

The triple screen test is a maternal blood screening test that looks for three specific substances: AFP, hCG, and Estriol. AFP: alpha-fetoprotein is a protein that is produced by the fetus.