When to get tested?
Your doctor might suggest this test, as a prenatal screening in the first trimester of a pregnancy, and to detect Down syndrome and Trisomy 18.
A blood sample will be collected from your arm. The Pregnancy Associated Plasma Protein A test cost is very reasonable.
No particular preparations are needed for this test, just make sure to tell your doctor about any medicines you are taking.
An elevated level might indicate:
- Unstable angina
- Myocardial infarction
A decreased level might indicate:
Consult with your doctor for detailed clarification of the test result.