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Triple Marker with Graph

Overview Brief

The Triple Marker with Graph is a blood maternal screening test, that focuses on three main substances: Estriol, AFG and hCG.

What is Triple Marker with Graph?

The Triple Marker with Graph test also known as triple test examines how likely an unborn baby may have certain genetic disorders.

The Triple Marker with Graph is a blood test used for women between 15 to 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Why is Triple Marker with Graph suggested?

The Triple Marker with Graph test is suggested:

  • To demonstrate future complications with pregnancy.
  • To help prepare the parents for birth and also after having normal results, the parents can be calm.

How is Triple Marker with Graph performed?

The Triple Marker with Graph test is performed in the following way:

  • The lab technician will clean the area to be injected from any infection.
  • To make a vein more visible, a band will be wrapped around the area.
  • A needle will then be inserted to remove blood.

What are the parameters measured in Triple Marker with Graph?

The three biomarker levels for AFP ranged from 1.38 to 187.00 IU / ml, for hCG from 1.06 to 315 ng / ml, and for uE3 from 0.25 to 28.5 nmol / l. Women’s age ranged from 18 to 47 years and 57.9 ± 9.8 kg average weight.

Preparation before performing Triple Marker with Graph

There is no restriction on drinks or food before the Triple Marker with Graph test. So there is no special preparation needed and moreover, there is no risks with taking the test.

Post-care after Triple Marker with Graph

After the Triple Marker with Graph test

  • Pressure should be applied to the area injected, until the bleeding stops and then apply a bandage to the site.
  • To relieve discomfort, a warm pack can be applied to the site.

Sample types in Triple Marker with Graph

The Triple Marker with Graph test takes a blood sample.

Side effects/risks of Triple Marker with Graph

After the Triple Marker with Graph test there is no risks or side effects as:

  • The quantity of blood drawn is very less.
  • Even the blood loss is not very significant to affect the health of the mother.

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