Genetic Testing For Ob/GYN

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GYN Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    This is an invasive procedure used to draw amniotic fluid from the amniotic sac
  • 2. 
    Amniocentesis provides detailed information regarding:
    • A. 

      Neural tubal defects

    • B. 

      Fetal health

    • C. 

      Certain congenital and/or genetic abnormalities

    • D. 

      Fetal lung maturity

  • 3. 
    Risks of amniocentesis include ________ and infection.
  • 4. 
    If an amniocentesis is being performed to check for lung maturity, it is typically done at ____ weeks.(#)
  • 5. 
    To rule out congenital, genetic, or infection, amniocentesis is typically performed between ____-___ weeks.
  • 6. 
    With amniocentesis, ultrasound is used to confirm gestational age, fetal ________, localize adequate fluid pocket, to guide ______ placement, and post scan to evaluate the fetal well being.
  • 7. 
    On sono, the needle tip appears as a _______ echo.
  • 8. 
    After the fluid is drawn from an amniocentesis, the amniotic fluid is sent to the laboratory for cell culture and ________, which is a display of chromosome analysis.
  • 9. 
    With multiple gestations, how do you know you are going into the right sac when performing an amniocentesis?
  • 10. 
    Who should have an amniocentesis?
    • A. 

      Women 35 and older at time of delivery have increased risk for trisomy 21

    • B. 

      Have history of fetal aneuploidy/chromosomal abnormality

    • C. 

      Associated ethnicity risks

    • D. 

      Abnormal results of MSAFP

  • 11. 
    _________ is a condition where there are 3 chromosomes instead of the usual pair
  • 12. 
    Trisomy 21 is:
    • A. 

      Down's syndrome

    • B. 

      Edward syndrome

    • C. 

      Patau's syndrome

  • 13. 
    Trisomy 18, ________ syndrome and trisomy 13, _______ syndrome, are neither compatible with life and both cause major heart, brain, and kidney defects.
  • 14. 
    This is a fatal genetic disorder most frequently occurring in individuals of jewish descent.
  • 15. 
    Tay-Sachs is an accumulation of ______ in the nervous system, which results in destruction of _____ and early childhood death.
  • 16. 
    MSAFP stands for:
  • 17. 
    ____ is a protein normally produced in fetal liver, present in amniotic fluid.
  • 18. 
    Decreased levels of AFP are associated with chromosomal abnormalities, such as trisomy 21.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Increased AFP levels are associated with:
    • A. 

      Multiple gestations

    • B. 

      Fetal age is greater than estimated

    • C. 

      Neural tube defects

    • D. 

      Abdominal wall defects

  • 20. 
    MSAFP is usually done between ___ to ____ weeks gestation.
  • 21. 
    Check all that apply to MSAFP:
    • A. 

      High rate of false positives

    • B. 

      Doesn't diagnose

    • C. 

      Estimates probability of a problem

    • D. 

      If results are abnormal, decide whether or not to do further testing such as amniocentesis

  • 22. 
    AFP plus "triple screen" is a more detailed test than AFP alone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    AFP plus "triple screen" tests for _____, ____, and AFP.
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