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What are alpha-fetoprotein tests in pregnancy for?
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Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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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