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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Negative.: Feal fibronectin is a protein that should not be detected at the cervix - unless labor/delivery is impending. Negative ffn has been used to reassure w ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fetal protein : Fetal fibronectin is a protein that lies between the amniotic sac and the uterine lining. It serves as a glue that holds the sack in place. It is use ... Read More
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A protein from fetus: This is protein found at tine interface of the fetal sac and the uterine lining. It is used to see if someone is having false labor or true premature ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
To rule out PTL.: Fetal fibronectin is a protein that is thought to be the "glue" connecting the baby's amniotic sac to the wall of the mom's uterus. In preterm labor, ... Read More
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Dr. Phillip Shubert
36 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
A preterm labor test: Fetal fibronectin (ffn) is a protein that is present in the vagina early and late in pregnancy. It should not be present between 24-34 weeks. If abse ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Major
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Preterm labor; fFN: Fetal fibronectin can be described as the "glue" that attaches the membranes of the amniotic sac to the side wall of the uterus. If the "glue" starts ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Major
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fetal fibronectin: A positive fetal fibronectin is not as useful for patient management as a negative fetal fibronectin. If you get a negative fetal fibronectin there i ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
36 years experience Pediatrics
False positive: False-positive results can occur if a woman has recently had : 1) A pelvic exam. To reduce the risk of a false-positive r ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Call the Ob-Gyn Dr.: A 29-week pregnant woman with a tummy that gets hard can call her Ob-Gyn doctor and go get re-examined at the doctor's office or at the hospital's lab ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Negative: Fetal Fibronectin is very accurate when the test is negative. At 32 weeks, if FFN is negative and cervical length is > 3.5cm then the chances of p ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
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Dr. Philip Miller
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