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Doctor insights on: Triple Marker Test Results

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When should I repeat my triple marker test?

Need more info: The triple marker test is used to screen for chromosomal problems. Usually if it is abnormal further testing is done but the actual triple marker test is not repeated. ...Read more

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Marker (Definition)

A "marker" is a protein or enzyme that can represent a disease process. Some markers are specific for a particular disease, while ...Read more


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Triple marker test on 15.6 week of preg. shows AFP 29.04ng/ml 0.67MoM, uE3 .98ng/ml 1.17MoM, hCG 48.10iu/ml 1.26MoM, Down;s risk 1:374, shud i worry?

Sounds normal : If your risk was 1:374 that sounds like a normal result. You can contact the ordering physician and seek clarification if you are in doubt but it sounds like your testing was normal ...Read more

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Does low hemoglobin and anemia cause low estriol and low AFP in triple marker test ?

Does low hemoglobin and anemia cause low estriol and   low AFP in triple marker test

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Low estriol /anemia: It should not. Need to see maternal fetal medicine specialist and have targeted ultrasound. ...Read more

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At what level triple marker is considered dangerous?

More info needed: Could you repost your question with more information? I am not sure to what you're referring. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have 3 out of 6 genetics markers when getting test results as a kidney donor?

What does it mean to have 3 out of 6 genetics markers when getting test results as a kidney donor?

Variable: Hla antigens are a major factor that drives the rejection response to transplant organs. Matching refers to the number of hla antigens identified in recipients and donors; and how many are the same. Commonly six antigens; two for hla a, two for hla b, and two for hla dr are typed matched for kidney transplant. So a 3/6 match means half the hla antigens are the same. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have 3/6 genetics markers when getting test results for being a kidney donor?

What does it mean to have 3/6 genetics markers when getting test results for being a kidney donor?

That u r a 1/2 match: We each inherit one set of three human leukocyte antigens (hla) from each parent; thus, we each have 6 of these. The more hla matching between donor and recipient of the kidney, the closer the match, the less likely is rejection and less anti-rejection drugs need be used. The best match is 6/6, the worst is 0/6. A half match is 3/6 genetic markers=possible donor. Transplant team will decide. ...Read more

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I am 5 month pregnant my triple marker test is positive what should I do next step. How much affected to my baby this test?

I am 5 month pregnant my triple marker test is positive what should I do next step. How much affected to my baby this test?

please discuss with: Your OB your OB needs to go over all of the results at length, because it depends what the odds are for each one that was checked , there is a blood test level 2 ultrasound and probable amniocenteis that you will need to have your OB should go over all of this with you. ...Read more