Is synthesized by ______ glands and released _____.
Regulates phosphorus and _____ in the body.
Functions in _____ excitation and blood clotting
Serum alpha-fetaprotein AFP:
Substanced _____ produced in fetal liver and can appear as adult _____ cancer.
Helps diagnosis down's syndrome, ______ anencephaly, chromosomal syndromes and congenital defects in pregnant women's blood.
Triple screen test measures
1Maternal serum _____
2 beta hCG human chorionic gonadotropin ( hormone secreted by the anterior pituaritary gland and placenta.
Urine and placenta is basis for this pregnancy test.
Produced early in pregnancy first by _____then placenta. Prepares endometrium for_____.
Is indicated in females with ____ carcinoma or molar pregnancies
3 in conjugated estriol a form of ______ that increased during pregnancy. Produced by placenta in ____ amounts.
Can be detected in blood as early as ____ week of gestational age and increases until _____.
Test results determine whether the ___ is at higher risk of birth defects.
Fasting blood sugar:
For this test the patient NPO except water _________ before eating.
High levels indicate gestational _____
8 to 14 hours;
Oral glucose intolerance test:
Two step test used to screen _______ for gestational _____. Step 1 blood I tested 1 hours after drinking ____ of sweet liquid. If high level a second test is done?
If second test higthe indicative of ______ diabetes.