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What are alpha-fetoprotein tests in pregnancy for?
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Gynecology 36 years experience
Screening: There are now four tests (quadruple screening) looking for the risks of down's syndrome, trisomy 18 (lethal for babies) as well as neural tube defects such as spina bifida, meningomyelocele and hydrocephalus.
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