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Lab Tests

At one of your initial visits for this pregnancy you will need to have these recommended laboratory tests. These tests are intended to assist us with providing you and your developing baby proper care. If you decline recommended testing, please request a waiver from your nurse.

THE FOLLOWING TESTS ARE RECOMMENDED FOR ALL PATIENTS:

  • Blood Type and Rh
  • Antibody Screen
  • Hemogram and Platelet
  • Rubella (German Measles)
  • VDLR (Syphilis)
  • HBsAg (Hepatitis B) 
  • HIV
  • Chlamydia Screen
  • Gonorrhea Screen
  • Urine Culture
  • Pap Smear may be recommended depending upon age and date of last pap
  • Glucose Testing is usually done between 24-28 weeks, but may be recommended earlier if certain risk factors are present
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