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How accurate is the quad AFP test for down syndrome?
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
In brief: 75-85% detection
Quadruple screening includes afp, unconjugated e3, beta-hcg, and inhibin-a.
This screening test detects 75-85 % of fetuses with down syndrome, with false positive rate at 5%.

In brief: 75-85% detection
Quadruple screening includes afp, unconjugated e3, beta-hcg, and inhibin-a.
This screening test detects 75-85 % of fetuses with down syndrome, with false positive rate at 5%.
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: About 85 to 90%
The screening does no detect all cases of down's syndrome.

In brief: About 85 to 90%
The screening does no detect all cases of down's syndrome.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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