Navigation Links
Laboratory Testing Can Identify Risk of Pre-Term Labor and ,,Delivery ,,

A test for fetal fibronectin can predict whether a pregnant woman is at risk for early labor and delivery. Those at high risk for pre-term births are women with previous pre-term deliveries, those with multiple gestation pregnancy, and those who suffer from diabetes and/or hypertension. The current approach for finding whether a woman will go into premature labor is the use of a clinical scoring system, risk classification, and patient presentation; The marker that can identify at-risk women is fetal fibronectin (fFN).A glycoprotein that is secreted by the fetal membrane and found in the choriodecidual junction, fFN is responsible for cellular adhesions. The level of fFN in the woman's cervicovaginal secretions is highly associated with pre-term labor and pre-term delivery. The fFN immunoassay detects concentrations of fetal fibronectin protein in cervicovaginal fluids; the presence of more than 50 ng/mL is considered positive.

The fFN test has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use as an aid in assessing the risk of pre-term delivery during the routine screening of asymptomatic patients from 22-30 weeks' gestation, and for women with symptoms of pre-term labor from 24-35 weeks' gestation. High-risk asymptomatic patients with a low fFN reading may be advised to continue with additional repeat follow-ups, with a repeat of the test if the patient becomes symptomatic.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Laboratory grown vegetarian meat
2. Mexico and US border attain a new outlook due to BiNational Sustainability Laboratory
3. Laboratory Heart valve to study Heart diseases
4. NCFAD Nominated As Reference Laboratory for Bird Flu and BSE
5. British Laboratory Certifies Coke as Safe
6. India to Set Up Nicotine-Mapping Laboratory
7. A Laboratory Filtration System Kills 100 Percent Of Dangerous Microbes In Water
8. Erroneous Laboratory Operation May Lead To a Cancer Drug
9. First Vaccine Designed for Africa Cleared for Testing in Humans
10. Testing for blood sugar levels made easier
11. DNA Testing For More Accurate Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... As an industry leader, Eppendorf ... they will present the line of epMotion automated liquid handling system. This automated ... automate everyday pipetting tasks. , Ideal for scientists and lab technicians with no ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... Radabaugh ... protection assistance to communities in North-Central West Virginia, is embarking on a cooperative ... boys in the area. , The Chestnut Mountain Ranch (CMR) is a Christ-centered ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... IN (PRWEB) , ... August 18, 2017 , ... The ... communities in northwest Indiana, is campaigning in support of Campagna Academy in a charity ... to as the “Hoosier Boys’ Town of Indiana,” Campagna Academy is a nonprofit organization ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... “Emotions are sacred, valid, honored, encouraged. This ... positive education company Generation Mindful. To help change the mindset of parents and educators ... skills, she created the Time-In Toolkit, which launched on Kickstarter 3 weeks ago and ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... Alcovit, a lime-flavored beverage that rids the ... efforts with its product now available through Jet.com. , After 25 years of ... powdered drink is designed to quickly detox the body thereby avoiding alcohol-induced hangovers. Whether ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/8/2017)... Second-quarter 2017 revenues of $876 ... from continuing operations Second-quarter ... $110 million Second-quarter 2017 ... Second-quarter 2017 adjusted diluted ... percent to $0.93 Second-quarter ...
(Date:8/7/2017)...  Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP ) ... all known U.S. mesh product liability claims and that ... remaining U.S. claims at reasonable values. Under the agreements, ... quarter of 2017 and continuing through the fourth quarter ... results, the Company intends to increase its mesh product ...
(Date:8/2/2017)... and BENTON, Ky. , Aug. 2, 2017   Marshall County ... its environmental services (ES) team to proactively reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). The ... disinfection robot that uses UVC light energy to kill deadly pathogens such as C. ... Tru-D SmartUVC ... Tru-D in action in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: