SEQF - Overview: Sequential Maternal Screening, Part 2, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: SEQF    
Sequential Maternal Screening, Part 2, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Prenatal screening for Down syndrome and trisomy 18


Prenatal screening for  neural tube defects: (this is only applicable to Part 2 [second trimester] of the test)

-Part 2 (second trimester): alpha-fetoprotein

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

The following are available in Special Instructions:

-Sequential Maternal Serum Screening Testing Process

-Prenatal Aneuploidy Screening and Diagnostic Testing Options Algorithm

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Two-Site Immunoenzymatic (Sandwich) Assay

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Sequential Maternal Screen, Part 2

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Maternal Serum Sequential Screen
Sequential Screening
Serum Stepwise Sequential Screen
Stepwise Maternal Screen
Stepwise Sequential