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PreeclampsiaScreenSM | T1
What Does That Mean for You?

Early Detection Can Make a Difference

Knowing your risk for early onset preeclampsia can help you protect your health and the health of your baby. The sooner you know, the sooner you and your doctor can take steps to prevent or delay the onset of preeclampsia.

Your doctor can help you decide what is best for you and your pregnancy.

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What is Early Onset Preeclampsia?

Preeclampsia is a serious disease related to high blood pressure. It can happen to any pregnant woman during the second half of her pregnancy. When it results in the delivery of your baby before 34 weeks’ gestation, it is called early onset preeclampsia, and is often more dangerous to you and your baby.

Who’s at Risk?

Risk factors for preeclampsia include:

  • Having high blood pressure before becoming pregnant
  • High blood pressure or preeclampsia in previous pregnancies
  • Having a mother or sister who had preeclampsia
  • First pregnancy with more than one baby
  • Maternal age younger than 20 or older than 40 years
  • Certain health conditions, such as diabetes, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis or lupus
  • Obesity
  • African-American or Caribbean descent

A First-Trimester Test Can Help

PreeclampsiaScreenSM | T1 is a blood screening test done early in your pregnancy—before women typically have any signs or symptoms of the disease—to help your doctor determine if you are at risk for early onset preeclampsia. 

What’s Involved?

  • Blood draw 
  • Blood pressure taken on each arm 
  • Your doctor may recommend an ultrasound to look at the blood flow between you and your baby
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What Happens if I Screen Low-Risk? 

  • Most women are not at risk for early onset preeclampsia 
  • A low-risk test result gives you and your doctor a higher level of accuracy in assessing your risk 
  • While it does not guarantee that you won’t develop preeclampsia and/or related symptoms, it will offer you peace of mind that you don’t have early indication of developing the disease
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What Happens if I Screen High-Risk?

A high-risk test result gives you the chance to take some easy steps to manage your pregnancy. Your doctor may recommend: 

  • Daily low-dose aspirin and possibly other supplemental vitamins (in addition to your prenatal vitamin) 
  • Checking your blood pressure at home every day 
  • Knowing signs to look out for (e.g., headaches, swelling, stomach pains), so you can call your doctor right away

DISCLAIMER: This test is a part of a lab service offering provided by Eurofins NTD, LLC. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Eurofins NTD, LLC. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The methods and performance characteristics have been reviewed and approved by the New York State Department of Health. The test results do not eliminate the possibility that this pregnancy may be associated with birth defects or pregnancy complications including preeclampsia, pre-term delivery and low birth weight. The multiple of the median and risk results provided in the test report are dependent on the accuracy of the demographic and ultrasound information provided. The ordering physician should ensure that the ultrasound information has been obtained from a sonographer who is credentialed by and participating in a uterine artery Doppler quality review program such as FMF. Eurofins NTD, LLC. assumes no responsibility for ensuring that the ultrasound information has been obtained by a properly credentialed sonographer, including verification or updates to credentialing status.