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Blood tests in pregnant women

In the first trimester of pregnancy, it is necessary to do a blood test on the mother to check that all parameters are within the normal range and to find out if she has had any infectious disease such as toxoplasmosis.

In addition, around week 10 of pregnancy, it is also important to determine the values of PAPP-A protein and free beta-hCG in the blood in order to do the combined first-trimester screening. This is a diagnostic test that provides information on the risk of a chromosomal abnormality in the fetus.

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Last Update: 04/04/2022