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Prega Plus - Pregnancy Blood Test

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Prega Test Overview

Prega Plus is a comprehensive plus pregnancy test which covers important tests like CBC, Blood Group ABO & Rh Typing, Urine tests, Routine Infection Screen, Thyroid tests, Diabetes Screen, Thalassemia Screening, Vitamin levels, partner testing for select parameters and PregaScreen Dual. The test package covers the patient from 9 weeks to 9 months of pregnancy. The above-mentioned tests are done in the first visit and Pregascreen dual is done between 11-13 weeks of pregnancy. In case of a high-risk pregnancy, Karyotyping/ FISH is done at no additional cost. In addition, the patient can avail of a discount of 25% on any blood test during the pregnancy.

Written by: Dr. Vishal Wadhwa, M.D, D.N.B Microbiology, Medical Affairs

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Prega Plus - Pregnancy Blood Test Price

Metropolis Healthcare is a leading diagnostics centre and pathology lab in India equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technologies that provides the Prega Plus - Pregnancy Blood Test with a clear pricing structure.

The Prega Plus - Pregnancy Blood Test Price in Mumbai is ₹ 9,030 .

We are committed to deliver accurate and quality results from the best labs in India with complete transparency regarding test cost and turnaround time. No matter where you are, we strive to offer patients high-quality service that is affordable and accessible.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Prega tests help to detect any early conditions that may affect you or your developing baby during pregnancy. In addition to monitoring maternal weight and blood pressure, urine tests and various blood tests are crucial parts of routine screenings during pregnancy.
  • Very low or high haemoglobin levels are associated with increased foetal risk. A total WBC is usually high due to increased neutrophils. It should still be interpreted with caution.
  • Blood group test is essential to identify the risk of having ABO or Rh incompatibility between the baby and the mother
  • Urine is tested to identify bladder or kidney infections, diabetes, dehydration, and Preeclampsia.
  • Serological screening for HBV, HIV, HCV, RPR, Rubella IgG is performed in pregnancy so that effective interventions can be offered to infected women to decrease the risk of mother to child transmission.TSH & FT4 are tested to check for thyroid related disorders
  • Fasting glucose, HbA1c and test for gestational diabetes for diagnosis of diabetes
  • Abnormal hemoglobin studies for hb variants
  • Pregascreen dual are done to detect common chromosomal anomalies in foetus
  • Partner is also tested for Blood group, Rh, HIV duo and abnormal hemoglobins

Prega test measures 24 different parameters

1. Routine tests: CBC, Blood group, Rh typing
2. Urine routine & culture
3. Infection screen: HBsAg,  HCV total antibody, HIV duo, RPR, Rubella virus IgG antibody
4. Thyroid tests: TSH, FT4
5. Diabetes screen: Random blood sugar, HbA1c, Diabetes profile- Gestational (GTT)
6. Abnormal hemoglobin studies
7. Vitamins: B-12 & Vit D total-25 hydroxy
8. Pregascreen dual (Free Beta hCG, PAPPA)
9. Partner testing: Blood group, Rh typing, HIV duo, abnormal hemoglobin studies

Plus pregnancy test requires a blood sample. A tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is then asked to make a fist. This helps in the build-up of blood filling the veins. The skin is disinfected before needle insertion and the blood sample is collected in vacutainer.

Ideally all parameters should be within the biological reference range. Refer to individual test reports for significance of resultsP0112

Ideally, all parameters should be within the biological reference range. Refer to individual test reports for the significance of results.

The Prega plus comprehensive pregnancy package test can provide valuable pregnancy information. It is critical to understand its limitations and to discuss any concerns or questions with a healthcare provider. To ensure the most accurate results from the Prega plus comprehensive pregnancy package test, it is crucial to follow the specific instructions provided by your healthcare provider.

Women older than 35, have either a history of previous pregnancy with a birth defect or a familial history. It can also be done by women who want comprehensive screening.

People with the following symptoms should do the Prega Plus test:

  • If you are aged over 35. You are at risk of having children with genetic conditions or physical deformities.
  • If you have a history of genetic disorders within the family.
  • If you have had previous pregnancies with birth defects
  • If your ultrasound findings are abnormal
  • If you want to get a complete screening done during pregnancy.

The patient is supported by the from 9 weeks to 9 months of pregnancy. The tests are performed during the initial visit. Pregascreen dual is performed between weeks 11 and 13 of pregnancy. No additional cost is required for Karyotyping/FISH in the case of a high-risk pregnancy. Patients can receive a 25% discount on any blood test performed during pregnancy additionally

  • Urine-based pregnancy tests may not detect pregnancy, and hCG may not be present in the urine during the early months of pregnancy.
  • If the blood test is performed too early or if the woman has certain medical conditions, the results may be inaccurate.
  • The pelvic ultrasound may not detect all potential abnormalities or complications, and the accuracy depends on who performs it.
  • The test cannot predict the pregnancy's outcome with certainty.
  • The test cannot determine the fetus's gender

While the test is intended to be highly accurate, it is not a diagnostic test and cannot provide a conclusive diagnosis of a genetic disorder in the child.

  • Diabetes increases the risk of complications such as preterm birth, respiratory distress, and labour complications.
  • Thyroid problems can also increase the risk of complications like preterm labour, low birth weight, and preeclampsia.
  • If one parent has the condition, the child has a 50% chance of inheriting the condition.
  • The child of two carrier parents has a 25% chance
  • The risk of X-linked genetic conditions varies depending on the child's gender and whether the mother is affected or a carrier.

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