TRIPLE SCREEN (AFP, BHCG, ESTRIOL)
On same day
No special preparation is required
Why TRIPLE SCREEN (AFP, BHCG, ESTRIOL) test is done These tests are also called the maternal serum triple or quad test, the expanded AFP test, the AFP plus test, or the multiple marker screening test. The amounts of these substances help your doctor find out the chance that your baby has certain birth defects, such as Down syndrome, spina bifida, or anencephaly.