Why Fetal Fibronectin Matters

Know the numbers to calculate a plan…

 

When a patient is experiencing symptoms of preterm labour, you need to determine if her risk of preterm birth is real or perhaps quite low.1

Fetal fibronectin (fFN) testing detects concentration levels of the fFN protein to reliably indicate whether a woman is likely to give birth prematurely.2

 

References

  1. Rapid fFN 10Q Cassette Package Insert, AW-09189-001-002-02, Marlborough MA, Hologic Inc. 2015
  2. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Diagnostic consultation document. March 2018. Available at: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/gid-dg10017/documents/diagnostics-consultation-document
  3. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Preterm labour and birth guidance. Published November 2015. Available at: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng25/chapter/recommendations#diagnosing-preterm-labour-for-women-with-intact-membranes
 

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