Triple Makrer Test in Second Trimester

Prenatal screening with the test enables early detection of life-threatening genetic conditions and assists medical professionals in the evaluation of subsequent treatment options.

Birth defects are the cause of death for approximately 240,000 infants around the world each year within the first 28 days of their lives. Disabilities caused by a birth defect may last a lifetime. Some birth defects, however, are avoidable. Let’s get the definition of “Maternal markers” straight! These are the different prenatal tests that are suggested for pregnant women to get done. It aids in determining the likelihood that their unborn child will be born with a congenital heart defect, a neural tube defect, or an abnormal chromosome.

List of Tests Included:

  • Beta HCG
  • Unconjugated Estreol (E3)

Cancer Markers – Alpha feto Protien (AFP)


Who can take advantage of the triple marker screening test?
How should one get ready for a triple marker test?
What are the advantages of performing a triple marker screen test?