Pregnancy Associated Plasma Protein A
(PAPP-A)
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING

Ordering:
Complete clinical details is required on request form including: i) LMP

&/or Ultrasound gestation &/or Expected date of delivery ii) Number of

foetuses iii) Maternal weight iv) Sample date v) Previous clinical

history.

This test is part of a first trimester screen for foetal abnormalities.

Results must be interpreted together with ultrasound results. NOTE:

Collection:
First trimester screening is performed within 10 - 13 weeks of gestation.
Container(s):
Serum (gold-top)

GENERAL INFORMATION

Reference Intervals:
See individual report or contact testing laboratory for information.

Laboratory:
Referred to: PaLMS Reproductive B&I (992-67408)

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
Synonyms:
First Trimester screen

PAPP-A

Lab Website:
Pathology North Website
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR REFERRING LABORATORIES
Handling & Transport:
Store and transport sample frozen.
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR HANDLING AT SYDPATH
SydPath Handling:
SPRO: Centrifuge at 4°C, aliquot (x1). Place in Sendaway basket in

SPRO freezer.

If for Sydney Genetics enter as DSG.

Data Entry Code:
FTS

SydPath Division:
Chemical Pathology

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Date/Time published: 27/05/2020 16:36:34
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