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How many times do you get or have to get blood tests during

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How many times do you get or have to get blood tests during pregency?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your question.Routinely the following blood tests are done on the first visit:Full blood countand s. ferritinBlood group and antibodyscreenRubella antibody statusCervical cytologyHBV and HCV serologyHIV serology (aftercounselling)Syphilis serologyUrine culture sensitivityOn subsequent visits the following tests are done:Oral glucose challengetest 28 weeks: if abnormal→ OGTTRubella anti Dimmunoglobulin 28 and34 weeks (Rh-negativemother)FBC—36 weeksGroup B Streptococcus(GBS) swab—36 weeksThis session is open for any further questions that you may have. The only way I am credited here by the website and the money that you have deposited is released is when you rate me.Therefore, I would appreciate a rating when you are done asking.Kindest regards
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