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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeRFFN
Method

Solid phase immunochromatographic assay using monoclonal anti-fFN antibody and goat anti human fibronectin antibody contained on individual cassettes. Read on Hologic Rapid fFn 10Q analyser.

External Price$315.03(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Testing at direction of consultant gynaecologist only

Specimen Collection Protocols

Foetal Fibronectin Sample Collection Procedure

Patient SpecimenCervicovaginal swab - see comment
Sample Delivery to LabIn transport buffered tube - see comment
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsRefrigerated up to 3 days, otherwise frozen
Aliquot Transport to CHLFrozen
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Core
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Contact Phone Number03 3640397 ext: 80397
Test AvailabilityMon - Sun, 24 hrs
Turnaround Time1-2hours
Reference Interval

 less than 50 ng/mL : Negative- see comments below

greater than or equal to 50ng/mL; Positive-see comments below

 

 

Interpretation

Comment with every RFFN released:

"Fibronectin result with other data is interpreted using  QUiPP smartphone app at https://quipp.org/"

Comment added for results <50ng/mL (&FFNN)

"For an appropriately collected specimen, a foetal fibronectin concentration less than 50 ng/mL indicates a >98% probability of not progressing to labour within 7 days. Am J Obstet. Gynaecol 2013: 208"

Comment added for results of 50 ng/mL and greater (&FFNP)

"For an appropriately collected specimen, a foetal fibronectin concentration greater than or equal to 50ng/mL indicates an increasing probability of progressing to labour within 7 days in proportion to the degree of elevation. Am J Obstet. Gynaecol 2013:208"

 

Delphic Number Test Number7752

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