Occult inflammation and/or ischemia may be responsible for the false positivity of biochemical Down syndrome screening test


GÜVEN S. , KARAHAN S. C. , KANDEMIR O., UCAR U., CORA A. O. , Bozkaya H.

JOURNAL OF PERINATAL MEDICINE, vol.38, no.4, pp.367-371, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpm.2010.062
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERINATAL MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.367-371

Abstract

Objective: To determine the possible underlying cause of a false-positive first or second trimester biochemical Down syndrome screening test result by means of second trimester amniotic fluid cytokine level analysis.