Does anyone know the standard blood work done when you are pregnant?
I hope all of you feeling as well as possible today. I have a question I have been meaning to ask my doctor forever and it seems to slip from my brain at each appointment.
What is the standard blood work done when you are pregnant? I know they do a standard CBC, STD, and HIV tests but I was also under the impression they test for hepatitis. Is this true? Does anyone know? I remember looking at my lab sheet in my chart and there was a spot for hep, which mine showed negative (and I was not) and I just don't know if they actually test for virus or just do a liver enzmye panel.
They must not have tested me because when I was pregnant in 93 (unless they didn't have the test then)I was never told that I had Hep. I was told that I did not have immunity to Ruebella, so they do test for that. It can cause severe birth defects. There was nothing they could except warn me to stay away from people with the measles. They immediately gave me a vaccine right after I gave birth.
In MA hep test is not part of the "standard" bloodwork when you are pregnant. In fact, I don't believe HIV is either. Just STDs. Not sure what the case is in your state, but I believe most are the same!
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