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Penta Screen Test
Penta and Panorama: They are both good tests. The panorama provides personalized risk scores for aneuploidy at 13, 18, 21, x, y and triploidy with the highest combined accuracy in published clinical trials among non-invasive prenatal tests currently available. The penta is a prenatal risk assessment for neural tube defects (ntd), down syndrome, and trisomy 18. ...Read more
Examples are: colonoscopy for colon polyp or cancer; mammograms for breast lesions or cancer; psa a blood test that could indicate enlargement of cancerous prostate tissue; blood sugar or hemoglobin a!c for diabetes. Many think that scanning the whole body will pick up a cancer--in all likelihood, it will not. There also is no good blood test, yet, ...Read more
I am 29, 17 weeks pregnant with twins. I had my penta screen and results came back with 1:89 pseudo risk for twins. Is this reliable with multiples?
Probably: Please discuss this with you obstetrician. The penta test is only a screen. Further testing needs to be done to fully evaluate your babies' condition(s). ...Read more
Syphilis: It's very helpful. There are a few false postives. Best wishes. ...Read more
Annual physical: You should see your doctor for an annual physical exam. He or she will have a schedule for appropriate screening tests at different ages but the physical exam is also important. Women should have mammograms, gyn exams with pap screening at intervals, and colonoscopy. Men need prostate cancer screening and colonoscopy. Your blood should be checked periodically (cholesterol, sugar, etc). ...Read more
I scored an 8 on the reverse digit span test. And an 11 on the forward. Also top score on the memory impairment screen. Do I have mci? I'm 22
Depends: There are many types of MCI. One can have problems, lets say, with just visual spatial processing and visual memory exceeding 1.5 standard deviations below expectation and have intact verbal memory and frontal executive function. If you are saying that you can repeat a string of 11 numbers presented 1 second apart in a monotone voice you are doing much better than average ( seven plus or minus 2) ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Took a drug screen on 4-28, 2 samples collected. 1st test pos, requested 2nd sample to be tested on 5-7, how true will result be?
The result: will be true. If you are clean, you pass. If not, you will fail. Keep it simple. ...Read more
May be: Why were these tests done? You must have had some symptoms for your doctor to order these tests. Negative results on blood tests are not an assurance that there is no disease. Please follow your doctor's advice for follow-up care. ...Read more
UDS: If suspect false positive screen, or as determined by the requester. ...Read more
What is screened for during a hazmat baseline blood test. Drugs? Are drung screened during those type test?
Let me explain: Health/work history review physical exam targeting systems that could be affected by hazardous chemicals lab work will also be checked hepatitis b vaccinations hearing testing pulmonary function testing chest x-rays ecg (electo-cardio-gram) drug testing is included in the lab work. ...Read more
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