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What are the tests for meconium aspiration?

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Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Diagnose MAS

Diagnosing meconium aspiration syndrome requires: 1) meconium stained amniotic fluid 2) respiratory distress at delivery or shortly after. 3) characteristic chest x ray findings.
4) if infant is intubated, meconium is see in the trachea.

In brief: Diagnose MAS

Diagnosing meconium aspiration syndrome requires: 1) meconium stained amniotic fluid 2) respiratory distress at delivery or shortly after. 3) characteristic chest x ray findings.
4) if infant is intubated, meconium is see in the trachea.
Dr. Henry Garcia
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